Monday 12:30-1:30 p.m. Clinical Practice Guidelines and Board Review (Every other week)
A review of clinical guidelines for the diagnosis and management of diabetes and endocrine disorders published by the American Diabetes Association, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and Endocrine Society. Board questions pertaining to the specific guidelines are reviewed at this time.
Monday 3:30-4:00 p.m. Case Presentation and Discussion (Weekly)
Fellows select and present patients being cared for by themselves, their colleagues or faculty members who present challenging diagnostic and/or management dilemmas. These cases are used as a springboard to review the scientific and evidence basis for diagnosis and treatment.
Monday 4:00-5:00 p.m. Endocrine Grand Rounds (Weekly)
Endocrine Grand Rounds is a formal didactic conference that focuses on presenting experts in their respective clinical or basic research areas in diabetes, metabolism and endocrinology.
Tuesday 8:00-9:00 a.m. Endocrine Multidisciplinary Conference (Monthly)
At this multidisciplinary conference, endocrine fellows and faculty and attendings from endocrine surgery, radiology, pathology and cytology present and discuss interesting cases and diagnostic dilemmas, review the relevant imaging, procedures and findings of the case and address therapeutic questions.
Thursday 12:30-1:30 p.m. Endocrine Core Conference (3-4 times per month)
These conferences are predominantly didactic sessions that are taught by fellows and faculty in which the pathophysiology and treatment for all aspects of endocrine and metabolic disorders is discussed.
Thursday 12:30-1:30 p.m. Endocrine Journal Club (Once a month)
Fellows present analyses of articles in the current endocrine literature. Their presentations include analysis of experimental groups and design, methodology, and statistical analysis.
Friday 12:30-1:30 p.m. Diabetes Core Conference (3-4 times per month)
The pathophysiology and therapeutics for all aspects of diabetes, with presentations from fellows, faculty, nutritionists, certified diabetes educators and specialists in diabetes related fields (e.g., nephrology, ophthalmology, podiatry, neurology, psychiatry) are discussed.
Friday 12:30-1:30 p.m. Diabetes Journal Club (Once a month)
Fellows present analyses of articles in the current diabetes literature. Their presentations include analysis of experimental groups and design, methodology, and statistical analysis.
During research rotations, fellows attend the weekly journal club and research conferences.
Thursday 9:00-9:30 a.m. Division Research Journal Club (Weekly)
Students, fellows and faculty present analyses of articles in the current diabetes/endocrine research literature. Their presentations include analysis of experimental groups and design, methodology, and statistical analysis.
Thursday 9:30-10:30 a.m. Division Research Conference (Weekly)
Fellows are exposed to an interactive discussion of research among experts on topics of basic, translational and clinical science of endocrinology and metabolism, including experimental design, methodology, statistical analysis and interpretation of data, and participate in the critique of the presentation. In addition, second year fellows present their research project to the division at the end of their fellowship in the division research conference.