Course Detail
Units:
2.0 - 8.0
Course Components:
Clinical
Description
Clinical case study in endocrine and metabolic disease. Provides broad exposure to endocrine/metabolic diseases; students participate in evaluation and management of outpatients in the endocrine clinics and inpatients on the consultation service. A study syllabus, journal club, Thursday noon Endocrine Grand Rounds, selected readings, and one-on-one faculty teaching supplement patient care activities. Procedure experience includes bone mineral densitometry, thyroid aspiration biopsy, and dynamic endocrine testing. Emphasis is on diagnosis and management of common endocrine diseases.