Dr. Bauer Ventura is rheumatologist specialized in inflammatory myopathies and interstitial lung diseases. She is part of the University of Chicago multidisciplinary interstitial lung disease team and is the director of the University of Chicago Myositis Center. Dr. Bauer Ventura is passionate about developing trusting and compassionate relationships with her patients diagnosed with all types of myositis and working to improve equity in health care. She is also a clinical educator and is involved in the teaching of medical students, internal medicine residents and rheumatology fellows.