Rotation Supervisor: Michael Jakoby, M.D.
Contact Information: Carole Gibson, Room MMC D-405, Phone 545-0166
Length of Rotation: 2 weeks
Diabetes - Type 1, 2
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
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
the pharmacological potencies of replaced steroids
* Understand the role stress plays in the replacement of corticosteriods
* Understand the physiology of the pituitary adrenal axis
about classification of dyslipidemias
* Learn about pathology of dyslipidemias
* Learn about various treatments available
* Learn about NCEP guidelines
Key Learning Resources:
Text Book of Internal Medicine
* Textbook of Endocrine Physiology: Griffin and Ojeda
Expectations of Students:
* 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.