Virtual Rheumatology Program
Fellows in Training | V-FIT
The ACR Committee on Training and Workforce is pleased to present the Virtual Rheumatology Program for Fellows in Training (V-FIT)*.
Virtual Rheumatology Program for Fellows in Training (V-FIT)
V-FIT is a collection of online courses developed by rheumatology experts to address specific educational needs of fellows in training.
V-FIT includes Virtual Rheumatology Teaching Lessons (ViTLs), Virtual Rheumatology Practicum for adult and for pediatric rheumatologists (ViP – Adult and ViP – Pediatric); and the Virtual Rheumatology Collaborative Learning (ViRL).
Enroll in V-FIT to access video recordings from ViTLs, ViP – Adult, ViP – Pediatric, and ViRL. Registration details for each program will be posted below once available.
V-FIT: Adult and Pediatric
Virtual Rheumatology Practicum (ViP) – Adult
ViP Adult is a lecture series designed for first-year fellows in training enrolled in adult rheumatology fellowship programs. Sessions are scheduled on Monday and Thursday of each week; 10:30 AM–12:30 PM ET, from July 13–August 17.
Registration for ViP – Adult will open in mid-June.
Virtual Rheumatology Practicum (ViP) – Pediatric
ViP Pediatric is a lecture series designed for first-year fellows in training enrolled in pediatric rheumatology fellowship programs. Sessions are scheduled on Tuesday and Friday of each week. Tuesday sessions are from 3:00–5:00 PM ET, and Friday sessions are from 11:00 AM–1:00 PM ET.
Registration for ViP – Pediatric will open in mid-June.
Virtual Rheumatology Teaching Lessons (ViTLs)
ViTLs is a lecture series designed to provide in-depth education targeted to fellows in training in adult rheumatology fellowship programs. This monthly lecture series takes place January through May.
Virtual Rheumatology Learning Collaborative (ViRL)
ViRL is an eight-week lecture series that took place April 6–May 29, 2020.
*This program is designed for educational purposes only. The material presented is not intended to represent the only or the best methods appropriate for the medical situations discussed, but rather is intended to present the opinions of the authors or presenters, which may be helpful to other practitioners. Attendees participating in this education activity sponsored by the ACR do so with full knowledge that they waive any claim they may have against the ACR for reliance on any information presented during this educational activity.
The ACR thanks Pfizer, Inc. for independent medical educational grant support of the V-FIT programs.