V-FIT: Adult and Pediatric
Basic and Clinical Sciences, Crystal-induced Arthropathies, Infections and Related Arthritides, Lupus Erythematosus, Metabolic Bone Disease, Miscellaneous Topics, Nonarticular and Regional Musculoskeletal Disorders, Nonrheumatic Systemic Disorders, Osteoarthritis and Related Disorders, Other Rheumatic and Connective Tissue Disorders (ORCT), Rheumatoid Arthritis, Seronegative Spondyloarthropathies, Vasculitides
Saturday, April 1, 2023, 12:00 AM
Tuesday, March 31, 2026, 11:55 PM

Activity Information

The Virtual Rheumatology Program for Fellows in Training (V-FIT) is a collection of online programs developed by rheumatology experts to address specific educational needs of fellows-in-training. V-FIT includes four online courses: Virtual Rheumatology Learning Collaborative (ViRL), Virtual Rheumatology Practicum for Adult Rheumatology Fellows (ViP Adult), Virtual Rheumatology Practicum for Pediatric Rheumatology Fellows (ViP Pediatric), and Virtual Rheumatology Teaching Lessons (ViTLs). 

This activity includes 160+ online lectures from all four programs pertaining to both adult and pediatric rheumatology. 

This program is designed for educational purposes only. The material presented is not intended to represent the only or the best methods appropriate for the medical situations discussed, but rather is intended to present the opinions of the authors or presenters, which may be helpful to other practitioners. Attendees participating in this education activity sponsored by the ACR do so with full knowledge that they waive any claim they may have against the ACR for reliance on any information presented during this educational activity.

Target Audience

The activity was created for fellows-in-training but is also relevant to primary care physicians and other rheumatology professionals, such as registered nurses, nurse practitioners, occupational therapists, physical therapists, pharmacists, physician assistants.


This curriculum includes 32 activities with more than 160 talks in the following topics:

  1. Antiphospholipid Syndrome
  2. Cancer and Rheumatology
  3. COVID-19 and Rheumatology
  4. Connective Tissue Disease-Related Interstitial Lung
  5. Crystal-Induced Arthropathies
  6. Fever Associated Rheumatic Disorders
  7. Immunology for Rheumatologists
  8. Infections and Related Arthritides
  9. Inflammatory Eye Disease
  10. Introduction to Pediatric Rheumatology
  11. Juvenile Idiopathic ArthritisLupus
  12. Miscellaneous Rheumatic Disorders
  13. MSK Exam
  14. MSK Radiology
  15. Myositis
  16. Osteoarthritis
  17. Osteoporosis
  18. Pain Syndromes
  19. Patient Care
  20. Pediatric Joint Pain
  21. Research and Scholarship
  22. Rheumatoid Arthritis
  23. Rheumatologic Emergencies
  24. Rheumatology and Reproductive Health
  25. Rheumatology Labs
  26. Scleroderma
  27. Seronegative Spondyloarthropathies
  28. Sjogren's Syndrome
  29. Succeeding in Fellowship
  30. Therapeutics and Injections
  31. Vasculitis

Registration Fees

Registration is complimentary.

Acknowledgement of Support

The ACR thanks Pfizer, Inc. for independent medical educational grant support of the V-FIT programs.