To familiarize the student with the major clinical problems in endocrinology, both inpatient and ambulatory.
To have the student sample the subspecialty for its potential as a career choice.
To make the student aware of ongoing research projects.
The student will share inpatient and ambulatory endocrine patients with Dr. Levy, Dr. King and Dr. Shewbridge and the residents assigned to their service.
Student will be assigned a reasonable number of new patients on whom to perform the initial consultation or evaluation, including history and physical examination, ordering of laboratory studies and report writing.
The student will be asked to read literature pertinent to the patients they study.
Typical daily schedule: Make rounds in early morning, attend a scheduled medical noon conference and see ambulatory patients before and after the noon conference.
"Hands-on" patient care under supervision is emphasized.
Night Call/Special Requirements:
Toni King, M.D., Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, NEOMED