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Endocrinology Fellowship Information

The Endocrinology Fellowship is a 2 year program in the department of medicine. The program is directed by Michael Jakoby, M.D., Chief, Division of Endocrinology.

The goals of the Endocrinology fellowship program are:

  • Provide a comprehensive knowledge base to prepare the fellow to care for patients suffering from endocrine or metabolic disease. This includes treating patients for acute and chronic distress resulting from their disease.
  • Provide a wide variety of patients suffering from diverse endocrine problems to give the fellow experience in diagnosing and treating patients suffering from disease in all areas of endocrinology.
  • Provide a diverse experience through rotations in areas related to endocrinology so that the fellow has training in all of the diagnostic procedures and methods used in endocrinology.
  • Prepare the fellow to continue his/her education throughout his/her life by giving him/her training in critically reading the medical literature, understanding medical informatics, medical research methods, medical statistics, medical decision-making, outcomes assessment, health promotion, practice management, medicolegal issues and medical
  • Introduce fellows to principles of clinical/bench research, and prepare them to analyze literature/data, write investigative protocols and collect data in a scientific, organized manner.


As of November 2005, we are participating with ERAS for applications for our program. For additional information, visit

Application Details…

We will accept applications through the ERAS Program until January 15, 2011, for the position that starts June 2012. We require the following documents to be submitted via ERAS.

1. ERAS Application including your complete personal statement.
2. Copies of USMLE score sheets. Please note that we will be looking for scores of 85 and above for our program.
3. Proof of medical licensure.
4. ECFMG certificate, if you are an international medical graduate.
5. Three letters of recommendation including one from your Internal Medicine Residency Program director. *NOTE*: These letters may be mailed directly to the address below or submitted through ERAS.
6. Copy of your Dean’s letter attesting to your graduation from Medical School.

Upon receipt of these items we will be in a position to review your file for a possible position in our training program. Please send this correspondence to the following individual. E-mail submission of these forms will not be accepted.

Endocrinology Fellowship Program
ATTN: Endo Coordinator
SIU School of Medicine
PO Box 19636
Springfield, IL 62794-9636

Eligibility requirements include the following standards:

1. Residency completed in an accredited training program in Internal Medicine in the United States or Canada.

Thank you for your attention and cooperation with our requirements.

For more information, contact the Endocrinology office at 217-545-0166 or e-mail the division.