Romesh Khardori, M.D., Room MMC D-405, Phone 545-0166
Romesh Khardori, MD
Carmel Fratianni, MD
Smita Gupta, MD
Carole Gibson, Room MMC D-405, Phone 545-0166
Length of Rotation:
Diabetes - Type 1, 2
- Understand the physiology of insulin secretion
- Know the clinical pharmacology of antihyperglycemic drugs
- Know the role of autoimmunity plays in the development of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
- Understand the concept of insulin resistance
- Know the principles of management of Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes and Diabetic Ketoacidosis
- Know how the secretion of thyroid hormone is regulated and the kinetics of thyroid hormone release
- Know the principles thyroid hormone replacement
- Understand principles and management of hyperthyroid states
- Know the pharmacological potencies of replaced steroids
- Understand the role stress plays in the replacement of corticosteriods
- Understand the physiology of the pituitary adrenal axis
- Learn about classification of dyslipidemias
- Learn about pathology of dyslipidemias
- Learn about various treatments available
- Learn about NCEP guidelines
Key Learning Resources:
- Harrison's Text Book of Internal Medicine
- Textbook of Endocrine Physiology: Griffin and Ojeda
Expectations of Students:
- Assigned Topic Presentation
- Work / Ward Rounds
- Clinic / Outpatient Attendance
- You will have one day off each week and this will be arranged with your resident.
Clinical Activity, Division Conferences and other Educational Activities:
- Our ward/hospital rounds are held at different times. Students are expected to see their cases in advance.
- Attend Journal Club - Thursdays, 8:00 a.m.
- Attend Endocrine Club - Last Wednesday of each month, 6:00 p.m.
Student Assessment Methods:
- Feedback received from faculty
Assessment of the Rotation:
- Students' evaluation is done through the clerkship office. Our office receives periodic copies of evaluations.