A major educational emphasis of the division is resident education and training in the inpatient and ambulatory settings. These clinical experiences include the three-hospital rheumatology elective (perennially one of the highest rated medicine subspecialty electives), the inpatient rheumatology elective, and ambulatory clinics at UCSF Health, ZSFG, and SFVAMC.
Dr. Sarah Goglin serves as the Associate Chief of Education in Rheumatology, in which she oversees educational strategy in rheumatology in undergraduate and graduate medical education. Dr. Goglin also serves as an Assistant Program Director in the UCSF Internal Medicine Residency.
Dr. Jennifer Mandal is the Director of Educational Evaluation in Rheumatology, a new role that recognizes that the need to evaluate and disseminate our educational activities, with the goal of continuing to improve each year and also so that our learnings locally can have a national impact.
Rheumatology faculty and fellows at all three sites also regularly provide formal didactics as part of the DOM residency curriculum. In addition, Dr. Jon Graf at ZSFG and Dr. Mary Nakamura and Dr. Lianne Gensler at SFVAMC regularly serve as medicine teaching attendings on the inpatient resident services.