- 3rd Floor West Clinic
- Clinic phone:
- (206) 744-3228
- Clinic contacts:
Tracy Boyd (206) 744-8033
Stephanie Irons (206) 744-9204
- Grant Hughes, MD
GHughes@uw.edu, (206) 543-3414
Greg Gardner, MD
email@example.com, (206) 598-4288
- Monday, 12:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
- Open to:
- 3 or more residents
Patients attending the clinic have a broad range of disorders, but the focus is on inflammatory diseases. You will work up at least one new patient each session and coordinate your evaluation with an attending physician thereafter. In the remaining time you are to follow patients previously worked-up and now followed in the clinic. There is a post-clinic conference in addition.
- Provide first year residents with the skills necessary to diagnose and treat common rheumatologic disease.
- Understand the role of the Rheumatologist in the management of patients with arthritis, rheumatologic disease, and chronic pain states requiring long term continuity care.
The resident should gain knowledge and skills in the following areas
of rheumatic medicine:
- Appropriate history and physical exam in evaluation of patients with
- Indications for joint and soft tissue injections and development of
- Evaluation and management of patients with common rheumatologic conditions
and complaints including: shoulder, hip, back and knee pain, degenerative
joint disease, gout, rheumatoid arthritis, tenosynovitis, TA and PMR,
Fibromyalgia/Myofascial pain syndromes
Willkens RF. What I Emphasize In My Rheumatologic
Examination. J Musculoskel Med 1989;6(8):33-43.