Rheumatology Fellowship

The Rush University Medical Center Division of Rheumatology is internationally known for its excellence in patient care and research in all aspects of rheumatology, including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, connective tissue diseases and more. Our faculty includes nationally recognized rheumatology specialists, who offer exceptional training opportunities for our fellows.

Our goal is to foster academic inquiry, teach and provide you with broad and deep clinical exposure in all aspects of rheumatology. Our graduates have gone on to distinguished careers at leading academic medical centers and corporations pursuing basic research, teaching and patient care in a diverse array of settings.

How to apply

The rheumatology fellowship is a two-year program with an optional third year. Candidates must have at least three years of medical training in the U.S., including two or more years of internal medicine residency. Candidates must also be board-certified or board-eligible in internal medicine at the fellowship start date.

Please submit applications through the Electronic Residency Application Service along with the following:

  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Curriculum vitae

If you are granted an interview, please plan to spend a full day at Rush, 1611 W. Harrison St., Suite 510. You will meet with core faculty members and have lunch with other fellows.

If you have further questions please contact Chris Alonzo by email at chris_alonzo@rush.edu or phone at (312) 942-4256.