In the world of social media, he is one of the co-founders of both The Rheumatology Podcast and the Rheumatology Journal Club on Twitter #RheumJC. He has also coordinated rheumatology tweetups at the ACR meetings from 2013 through 2015.
He received his M.D from the University of Iowa Medical School in 2005, and completed internal medicine residency at the University of Minnesota in 2008. Following this, he spent one year at Regions Hospital as a Chief Resident in internal medicine with the University of Minnesota. He completed his fellowship training in rheumatology in June of 2011 with the University of Minnesota Department of Rheumatology.
Dr. Sufka has been interested in the use of technology in medicine. At the American College of Rheumatology meeting in 2009 he presented: An Evaluation of Knee Arthrocentesis Videos on YouTube for Content, Technical, and Instructional Quality , in 2014 he presented: How to Blog – #ACR14 Social Media Bootcamp, and in 2015 he presented: Introduction to Automation and Workflows to Save Time and Increase Office Productivity.
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