General Educator Resources


Expand your knowledge and the knowledge of your students, residents, fellows in training, nurse practitioner colleagues, and primary care provider colleagues with our broad range of educational activities. Also, see grant and award resources for rheumatologists and rheumatology health professionals.

Online Education

Virtual Rheumatology Program (V-FIT)
V-FIT is a collection of online courses developed by rheumatology experts to address specific education needs of fellows in training. There are courses for adult and pediatric rheumatology fellows.

The creation of Rheum4Science grew from the conviction that the teaching of science is declining in rheumatology. The target audience is rheumatology fellows in training, medical students, residents, practicing rheumatologists, and rheumatology healthcare providers.

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Rheum4Science – Immunology

Rheum4Science – Immunopathogenesis of Rheumatic Disease

Rheum4Science – Clinical Research Methodology

Rheum2Learn 2.0
These case-based, online activities are a useful resource for residents and internal medicine program directors during rheumatology rotation and rheumatology health professionals for self-study.
Rheum2Learn 2.0 – Systemic SclerosisNew
Rheum2Learn 2.0 – Sjögren’s DiseaseNew
Rheum2Learn 2.0 – Inflammatory Myopathies
Rheum2Learn 2.0 – Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheum2Learn 2.0 – Osteoporosis
Rheum2Learn 2.0 – Pediatric Rheumatology
Rheum2Learn 2.0 – Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Rheum2Learn 2.0 – Infectious Arthritis

Continuing, Assessment, Review and Evaluation (CARE)
CARE is a self-assessment of medical knowledge. The case-based, multiple-choice questions are based on the ABIM MOC exam blueprint.

Fundamentals of Rheumatology Course
This course includes ten activities that offer an evidence-based overview of adult and pediatric rheumatic disorders and care. The target audience is people transitioning into a rheumatology practice such as nurses, office nurses, licensed practical nurses, medical assistants, practice managers, office staff, and other new clinicians.

The American College of Rheumatology Education Center contains online activities to help you meet your educational requirements and provide enhanced patient care. You can browse the online activities by category and filter by topic, curricula, credit, and/or target audience.

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Other Educator Resources

Clinician Scholar Educator Products
Clinician Scholar Educator Award recipients develop educational products and processes using new technologies and methods to better train future rheumatologists.

Clinical Practice Guidelines
Clinical practice guidelines are developed to reduce inappropriate care, minimize geographic variations in practice patterns, and enable effective use of healthcare resources.

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