Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Scleroderma Program

News and Announcements

Read the latest news from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Scleroderma team. The links below take you to articles where you can learn more about our faculty’s latest achievements, awards, and honors.

  • Welcome Dr. Sarah Fantus

    Sarah Fantus, MD is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Associate Program Director for the Rheumatology Fellowship at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.  Dr. Fantus attended medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine and then moved to Chicago to complete an Internal Medicine Residency at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine. During her residency, she was selected to be a part of the Resident Research Scholar program.  Following her residency, she was honored to be selected as a Chief Resident in the Department of Medicine.  She then joined the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, where she completed her two-year Rheumatology Fellowship.  She served as Chief Fellow, assisting with curriculum development and participating in the Northwestern Leadership Program.

    In both residency and fellowship, Dr. Fantus was engaged in medical education through giving lectures, leading small groups, and mentoring medical students.  Dr. Fantus has authored several peer-reviewed publications and book chapters.  As a faculty member at Northwestern, Dr. Fantus is expanding the reach of medical education in rheumatology; she works with medical students, internal medicine residents, and rheumatology fellows.  Dr. Fantus’ clinical and research interests include inflammatory myositis, interstitial lung disease, and scleroderma.  Outside of Northwestern, Dr. Fantus has served as Rheumatology Deputy Editor for, a peer-reviewed clinical forum that serves as a resource for rheumatologists with challenging clinical questions.  She is on an American College of Rheumatology committee focused on formulating questions to test the knowledge of trainees.  Selected honors include Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Omega Alpha, and Northwestern University Rheumatology Faculty Educator of the Year Award (2021).

    Dr. Fantus will play an integral role in the Scleroderma Program as Associate Clinical Director.  She is currently seeing scleroderma patients and serving as Principal Investigator for ongoing clinical trials and the CONQUER Registry.


  • 10/17/2021

    Watch Cool Comedy • Hot Cuisine, the Scleroderma Research Foundation’s signature fundraising event.