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Suggested Reading List for Rheumatology Fellows

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Educational Resources

This list is an annotated bibliography for fellows on the most common rheumatic conditions. Contributing authors have been listed where available and each list is maintained and edited by the ACR Fellows Subcommittee of the Committee on Training and Workforce Issues. If you would like to volunteer to revise a topic or suggest topics to be added please e-mail .

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Each topic is linked to a pdf file or Web page containing PubMed links listing sources for that topic. Where available, other links to related ACR resources are included.

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Topic Year Updated Author(s) Related Information

Amyloid

2003

Jonathan Kay, MD and
David Wu, MD

Antiphosphopholipid Antibodies (APLS)

2006

Kara Prescott, MD and
David Karp, MD, PhD

Antirheumatic Drugs

1999

Joel Kremer, MD

Arthritis surgery

2002

Thomas Einhorn, MD and
Elena Flagg, MD

Back Pain and Occupational Medicine

2002

David Borenstein, MD and
Andra Showalter, MD

Fact Sheet

Rheumatology and Complementary Medicine

2008

Steffan Schulz, MD and
Sharon Kolasinski, MD

Fact Sheet

Corticosteroids

2003

Cecilia P. Chung, MD, MPH and
Anthony S. Russell, MD, FRCPC

Crystal Disorders

1998

H. Ralph Schumacher, MD

Eosinophilic Faciitis

2008

Neha Pansuria, MD

Fibromyalgia

2002

Daniel Claw, MD and
Elena Flagg, MD

Fact Sheet
Classification Criteria

Genetics of Complex Rheumatic Diseases

2008

Vinod Chandran, MBBS, MD, DM, and
Proton Rahman, MD, MSc

Fact Sheet

Hepatitis C and Its Rheumatic Complications

2008

Tamar Brionez, MD

HIV and Retroviral Infections and Immunodeficiencies

2006

Angelo Gaffo, MD and
Martin Rodriguez, MD

HIV - Fact Sheet
Immune System - Fact Sheet

Inflammatory Mediators

1998

Steve Abramson, MD

Inflammatory Myopathies

2007

Shirley Wang, MD and
Dr. Ira Targoff, MD

Fact Sheet

Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

2008

Kristin Hayward, MD and
Carol Wallace, MD

Fact Sheet

Laboratory Diagnosis of Autoimmune Diseases

2002

Laura McCloskey,PhD and
Andra Showalter, MD

Lyme Disease

2002

Janine Evans, MD and
Elena Flagg, MD

Fact Sheet

Macrophage Activation Syndrome

2008

Michael J. Ombrello, MD and
Terry L. Moore, MD

Metabolic Bone Disease and Osteoporosis

2002

Nancy Lane, MD and
Elena Flagg, MD

Miscellaneous Rheumatic Conditions

2002

Raphael J. DeHoratius, MD,
Elena Flagg, MD,
Andra Showalter, MD

Mixed Connective Tissue Disease

2006

Reema Syed, MD,
Sona Kamat, MD

Myositis

2003

Author Unknown

Noninflammatory myopathies

2002

Robert Wortmann, MD

Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs

2001

Alan G. Stern, MD and
Lee Simon, MD

Fact Sheet

Osteoarthritis

2001

Alan G. Stern, MD

Fact Sheet
Classification Criteria: OA of the Hand

Pediatric Rheumatology

2005

Abigail Smukler, MD

Rehabilitative Rheumatology

2002

Mary Bell, MD and
Elena Flagg, MD

Rheumatoid Arthritis

2003

Karina Torralba, MD and
Francisco Quismorio, Jr., MD

Fact Sheet
Classification Criteria

Systemic Sclerosis (Scleroderma)

2003

Chris T. Derk, MD and
Sergio A. Jimenez, MD

Fact Sheet

Septic Arthritis

2003

Nathalie Roy, MD and
Carol-Anne Yeadon, MD

Sjogren's Syndrome

1999

Fred Vivino, MD

Fact Sheet

Spondyloarthropathies

2006

Author Unknown

Fact Sheet

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

2002

Betty Diamond, MD and
Elena Flagg, MD

Fact Sheet
Classification Criteria

Vasculitis and PMR Part 1

2008

Grant Louie, MD and
John Stone, MD

Vasculitis - Fact Sheet
Polymyalgia Rheumatica - Fact Sheet
Classification Criteria

Vasculitis and PMR Part 2

2008

Purani Palaniswami, MD and
Terry Moore, MD

Vasculitis - Fact Sheet
Polymyalgia Rheumatica - Fact Sheet
Classification Criteria