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VERITY 2024 Methodology Core Course
Social Determinants of Health in Rheumatology Research:
Framework and Multilevel Measures

The VERITY Methodology Core has announced that it will hold the next VERITY mini course in January 2024!

The 2024 VERITY Methodology Course – Social Determinants of Health in Rheumatology Research: Framework and Multilevel Measures will will consist of two 2-hour sessions that will be held virtually via Zoom. VERITY Faculty will present didactic lectures and highlight the uses of social determinants of health and area-level metrics in clinical research. For more information on the upcoming course, please see below. Contact Jackie Stratton,, with any further questions.

When will the course be held? 

The two sessions will be held on Monday, January 22, 2024, from 1:00-3:00PM ET (Session 1) AND Wednesday, January 24, 2024, from 12:00-2:00PM ET (Session 2).

To view the course schedule, please click here. This session will be held completely virtually.

Who is eligible to attend the course?

Content is most applicable to junior faculty and fellows interested in pursuing a career in academic medicine in adult/pediatric rheumatology or other musculoskeletal diseases. Other faculty, residents, medical students, post-doctoral fellows, and graduate students are also welcome to attend.

How much does the course cost?

The course is free.

How do you register for the course?

To register for the course, please click here. Registration is due Thursday, January 18, 2024, by 5:00PM ET. After the registration period closes, all registered attendees will receive information about how to join the course. Registration will be posted to this site soon!

What if I have more questions about the course?

Please direct all additional question/concerns/issues to the VERITY project manager, Jackie Stratton (

VERITY 2024 Methodology Course Faculty
Elena Losina, PhD
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Jeffrey Katz, MD, MSc
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Candace Feldman, MD, MPH, ScD
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Christie Bartels, MD, MS
University of Wisconsin Health
Mia Chandler, MD, MPH
Boston Children’s Hospital
Leah Santacroce, MS
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Daniel H. Solomon, MD, MPH
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
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