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About Dr. Schulman

Dr. Schulman specializes in the care of patients with various autoimmune and rheumatic conditions including rheumatoid arthritis, seronegative inflammatory arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, and general rheumatology. She is certified in musculoskeletal ultrasound and uses this in her clinical practice to help with early diagnosis and therapeutic injections. Her research has focused on the impact of obesity on remission rates in rheumatoid arthritis and the efficacy of varying drug therapies in rheumatoid arthritis. She also is interested in medical education and enjoys teaching learners at all levels.

Dr. Schulman received her Bachelor of Science from Cornell University and her medical degree from Stony Brook School of Medicine. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine followed by a chief residency in Internal Medicine at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. She then pursued a fellowship in rheumatology at Hospital for Special Surgery. She has been a member of the American College of Rheumatology since 2011 and obtained her Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Certification in Rheumatology (RhMSUS) through the American College of Rheumatology in 2016. Prior to joining HSS in 2019, she was an Assistant Professor in Rheumatology at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill.

In caring for patients with autoimmune and rheumatic conditions, Dr. Schulman's priority is to develop meaningful patient-physician relationships and to empower patients to be advocates in their own healthcare journey while providing expertise and knowledge to guide patients towards the right personal treatment plan.



Joint injections
Ultrasound-guided joint injections


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Assistant Attending Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College
Assistant Attending Physician, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital


American College of Rheumatology


Rheumatology, American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Certification in Rheumatology, American College of Rheumatology


The Charles L. Christian Award for Excellence in Musculoskeletal Research, 2016
The Mark S. Pecker Outstanding Housestaff Award, 2011
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 2007


Stony Brook School of Medicine, Stony Brook, NY, 2008
Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medicine, 2011
Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medicine, 2013
Fellowship: Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, 2016

State Licensure



For My Patients

Publications by Dr. Schulman


Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

HSS has a long history of supporting appropriate relationships with industry because they advance HSS's mission to provide the highest quality patient care, improve patient mobility, and enhance the quality of life for all, and to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and their related disciplines through research and education.

Below are the healthcare industry relationships reported by Dr. Schulman as of March 24, 2023.

UCB, Inc. - Consultant

HSS and its physicians make this information available to patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest and Commitment Policy prohibits physicians from collecting royalties on products they develop that are used on patients at HSS.

Patients should feel free to ask their HSS physicians questions about these relationships.

Dr. Schulman in the News