V-FIT: Pediatric
Lupus Erythematosus, Metabolic Bone Disease, Nonarticular and Regional Musculoskeletal Disorders, Nonrheumatic Systemic Disorders, 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 20 activities with online lectures pertaining to 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 20 activities with more than 90 talks in the following topics:

  1. Connective Tissue Disease-Related Interstitial Lung
  2. Fever Associated Rheumatic Disorders
  3. Immunology for Rheumatologists
  4. Introduction to Pediatric Rheumatology
  5. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
  6. Lupus
  7. MSK Exam
  8. MSK Radiology
  9. Myositis
  10. Pain Syndromes
  11. Patient Care
  12. Pediatric Joint Pain
  13. Research and Scholarship
  14. Rheumatologic Emergencies
  15. Rheumatology and Reproductive Health
  16. Rheumatology Labs
  17. Scleroderma
  18. Succeeding in Fellowship
  19. Therapeutics and Injections
  20. 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.