Training Program Resources

Access a variety of informative and educational resources related to academic rheumatology, including rheumatology training programs, the Rheumatology Fellowship Match, the Next Accreditation System, and more.

Rheumatology Training Program Information

Training and Workforce Statistics
Find information about Graduate Medical Education (GME) training statistics and reports from the latest rheumatology workforce study.

FRIEDA Graduate Medical Information
Access information on over 9,600 graduate medical education programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) plus nearly 200 combined specialty programs.

Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)
The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) is a private professional organization responsible for the accreditation of about 9,500 residency education programs. Find information regarding accreditation, data collection systems, and graduate medical education.

Adult and Pediatric Rheumatology Training Programs
View a map of all the ACGME-accredited adult and pediatric rheumatology programs.

Career Articles
The ACR's Career Articles have the resources to help you manage your career.

Principles Governing Industry Support for Rheumatology Fellowship Training
The ACR Principles Governing Industry Support for Rheumatology Fellowship Training guides relationships between external entities and rheumatology training programs.

2017-2018 Fellow-in-Training (FIT) Scholarship for Professional and Annual Meetings Eligibility
The eligibility document outlines the eligibility requirements and benefits of the FIT scholarship for ACR professional meetings and the ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in the 2017-2018 academic year.

Rheumatology Fellowship Match

Rheumatology Fellowship Match
The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP)’s, Specialties Matching Service (SMS) is a system for the confidential selection of applicants to advanced residency and fellowship programs.

Electronic Residency Application System
Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) is a service that transmits the MyERAS application and supporting documentation from applicants and their Designated Dean's Office to program director.

FindAResident (FAR)
FAR is a year-round, web-based search tool designed to help you find open residency and fellowship positions in all ACGME-accredited programs.

Next Accreditation System

Adult Rheumatology In-Training Examination

The Adult Rheumatology In-Training Examination (ITE) allows program directors to identify areas of strength and weakness in their programs and fellows-in-training (FITs) to evaluate their progress and compare results against national outcomes as reported in the score reports. For information about the exam schedule, registration, and more, visit the ITE page.