The Community Research and Care Branch is a site of supervised training for rheumatology fellows and permits the evaluation and treatment of subjects who are members of the minority community. Our protocol aims to facilitate understanding of the pathogenesis and natural history of rheumatic diseases in this community. Patients are evaluated with a standard history and physical examination. Routine laboratory studies are obtained as needed to assess diagnosis, disease activity, disease complications and to monitor for treatment-related responses and toxicities.
Integrating a Patient Safety Conference into Graduate Medical Education. Katz JD, Biehl A. Med Sci Educ. 2015 Dec 1;25(4):467-472. Epub 2015 Sep 3. PMID: 26835179
Rheumatologic and Imaging Manifestations of Thyroid Acropachy. Gul M, Katz J, Chaudhry AA, Hannah-Shmouni F, Skarulis M, Cochran CS. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2016 Jul;68(7):1636. doi: 10.1002/art.39693. PMID: 27014857
Pharmacotherapy Pearls for the Geriatrician: Focus on Oral Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs Including Newer Agents. Biehl AJ, Katz JD. Clin Geriatr Med. 2017 Feb;33(1):1-15. doi: 10.1016/j.cger.2016.08.001. Epub 2016 Oct 13. Review. PMID: 27886691
Patient Perception of Disease-Related Symptoms and Complications in Relapsing Polychondritis. Ferrada MA, Grayson PC, Banerjee S, A Sikora K, A Colbert R, Sinaii N, Katz JD. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2018 Aug;70(8):1124-1131. doi: 10.1002/acr.23492. Epub 2018 Jul 4. PMID: 29245173
At the intersection of self and not-self: finding the locus of 'self' in autoimmunity. Katz JD. Med Humanit. 2018 Jun;44(2):137-139. doi: 10.1136/medhum-2017-011364. Epub 2018 Feb 7. PMID: 29436480
Rheumatic Diseases in Older Adults. Katz JD, Walitt B. Clin Geriatr Med. 2017 Feb;33(1):ix-x. doi: 10.1016/j.cger.2016.10.001. PMID: 27886701