Apr 21, 2019  
Catalog/Bulletin 2018-2019 
    
Catalog/Bulletin 2018-2019

PEDI 425 - PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY

[152 Hours]
The participant may choose a primary clinical or research focus. During the elective, the participant will function as a full member of the endocrine team. For clinical activities, the participant will be under the supervision of the endocrine clinic and ward attendings. The participant will be the primary physician for outpatient evaluation of new and follow up cases in general endocrine clinic and pediatric diabetes clinic. The student will participate in ward rounds on endocrine patients and perform the initial evaluation for inpatient consultations. For electives during the month of July the participant may choose to spend 1 week at Lion’s diabetes camp. In electives with a research focus participants will help take part in research activities of the division under supervision of the principal investigator. Participants will become familiar with protocol preparation, IRB/IACUC regulations, data collection, analysis and presentation. The student will also take an active part in divisional seminars, journal clubs, meetings and other ongoing activities. Evaluation will be based on punctuality, effort, thoroughness of clinical history and physical exams, progress in the participant’s ability to integrate history, physical findings to guide development of differential diagnosis, choice of diagnostic testing and management plan. The student will also be evaluated on participation in seminars and journal club