Rheumatology Fellowship Support
T-32 National Research Service Award
The T-32 National Research Service Award is a 10 year grant from the National Institute of Health. With the support of this grant, a number of laboratories at NU participate in research training opportunities focusing on Rheumatoid Arthritis, Scleroderma and other Rheumatologic research interests.
Walter S. and Lucienne Driskill Foundation Award
The Walter S. and Lucienne Driskill Foundation has provided fellowship support for clinical and research education within the Division of Rheumatology at Northwestern University. With this support, clinical trainees become proficient in the diagnosis and treatment of the whole gamut of rheumatologic disorders and conduct hands-on research relevant to disease etiology, pathogenesis, outcomes, and for the provision of innovative care to patients with arthritis, musculoskeletal, and autoimmune disease.
ACR REF/Amgen/Pfizer Rheumatology Fellowship Training Award
The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) supports the Division of Rheumatology with an annual grant, which partially funds a first-year fellow.
This program has been established through funds provided by the Pfizer Foundation to support the educational mission within the Division of Rheumatology at Northwestern University. Dr. Apinya Lertratanakul has been named to this fellowship during 2011-2013.
Physician-Scientist Training Program (PSTP)
Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine has established an integrated, multi-departmental Physician-Scientist Training Program (PSTP) to mentor postdoctoral graduates (MD/PhDs or MDs with significant research experience) from residency training to faculty appointment. The PSTP is designed to enhance the general training program with the opportunity for additional research intensive training consistent with the needs of the individual and with the requirements of the specialty boards.