University of Nebraska Medical Center

Alan Erickson, MD, M.ED, FACP, FACR

Associate Professor, Division of Rheumatology
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, College of Medicine

Dr. Alan Erickson

Dr. Erickson is a board-certified rheumatologist with wide-ranging interests in rheumatic diseases including rheumatoid arthritis and gout. Dr. Erickson participates in two off-campus outreach clinics and has served as a faculty member for the rheumatology fellowship training program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center since its inception. He actively participates in the fellowship didactics and post-clinical conferences that are held weekly with the fellows, also attending the monthly journal clubs and other special didactic meetings. Dr. Erickson also serves as the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs for the College of Medicine. In addition, Dr. Erickson is actively involved in the specialized radiographic interpretation and the many division research studies.


  • Clinical rheumatology
  • Radiographic assessments
  • Medical student, resident, and fellow education
  • Medical School: University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine, 1990
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, 1993
  • Fellowship: Rheumatology, Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, 2001
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