The Rheumatology Fellowship offered at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University is a two-year fellowship that emphasizes a scholarly, clinical experience with the opportunity to pursue basic science or clinical research. The fellowship is fully accredited through the ACGMEAccreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. Upon successful completion of the program, individuals will be eligible for board certification through the ABIMAmerican Board of Internal Medicine.

The program is currently accepting submissions to  ERAS®Electronic Residency Application Service for the 2023-2024 academic year.
The ERAS®Electronic Residency Application Service fellowship application timeline for the 2023-2024 academic year can be found HERE.

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Contact Us

Medical College of Georgia

1120 15th Street,
Augusta, GA 30912

Laura Carbone, MD
Fellowship Program Director

Noelle Rolle, MBBS
Fellowship Associate Program Director





Fellows are exposed to a range of the most common to the most complex rheumatologic diseases in both the outpatient and inpatient settings. This includes inflammatory arthritis, metabolic bone diseases, osteoarthritis, systemic lupus, Sjögren’s syndrome, vasculitis, and myositis.

Dedicated instruction in use of DXAs are provided. Clinics and inpatient consults are completed at Augusta University and at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center

Multidisciplinary Clinics

Uveitis Clinic (with Ophthalmology)

Specialty Clinics

Myopathy/Systemic Sclerosis

Systemic Lupus


  • Dermatology

  • Orthopedic Hand

  • Orthopedic Shoulder

  • Pain Management

  • Pediatric Rheumatology

  • Podiatry

  • Private/Community Practice

  • Pulmonary/ILD

  • Metabolic bone


  • Core Curriculum Lectures

  • Department of Medicine Grand Rounds

  • IRCC

  • Journal Club

  • Multidisciplinary ILD Conference


  • Radiology

  • Rheumatology Case Studies

  • Rheumatology Grand Rounds

Application Requirements/Checklist


  • Curriculum Vitae
  • USMLE or Comlex Transcript
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Applicant Photo