Speakers & Bios
Abby Abelson, MD
Dr. Abby Abelson is a very familiar face within the Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University where she has served as the Co-Course Director since 2005. She is also a Physician Advisor to the students, the Rheumatology Elective Rotation Coordinator and a Basic Science Education Committee member.
Dr. Abelson is the Chair of the Department of Rheumatic and Immunologic Diseases at Cleveland Clinic. She is Vice Chairman for Education for the Orthopedic and Rheumatologic Institute, as well as Rheumatology Fellowship Program Director.
Dr. Abelson grew up in Shaker Heights, and received her MD from Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Abelson completed her residency in internal medicine at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Cleveland, where she was chosen to be Chief Resident. She stayed within the Cleveland area, and completed her Rheumatology fellowship training locally at University Hospitals.