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A portrait of Dr. Augustine Manadan.

The Division of Rheumatology at RUSH University takes great pride, care and effort in training future rheumatologists. While several of our faculty members are graduates of the RUSH program, a diverse group of prestigious and nationally recognized rheumatology fellowship training programs are represented in the faculty.

The Division of Rheumatology is internationally known for its work on the basic, translational and clinical science of osteoarthritis, as well as in rheumatoid arthritis, SLE,  and musculoskeletal pain. Our goal is to foster academic inquiry, provide broad and deep clinical exposure and to teach all aspects of rheumatology amongst an association of professionals who share these beliefs and goals.

RUSH University Medical Center (RUMC) provides a two-year curriculum with an optional third year of training that is dedicated to training successful Rheumatology physicians with the essential building blocks for any desired career path in the field. Situated in the amazing city of Chicago, fellows can enjoy all of our program advantages and explore all that the city has to offer.

Positions are currently available for two first-year fellows for Academic Year 2024. Find full details and begin your application today!

Augustine M. Manadan, MD
Professor of Medicine
Rheumatology Fellowship
Program Director

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