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Department of Pediatrics Elective Catalog Pediatric Endocrinology Elective

Pediatric Endocrinology Elective

Preceptor: Bina Shah, M.D.
Course Code: 13-05
Telephone: (212) 562-3793
Email: bina.shah@nyulangone.org

Prerequisites: Pediatric Clerkship

Description

The aim of the elective will be to allow the student to gain an overview in the diagnosis and management of pediatric endocrine disorders. Students will participate in all clinical activities of the pediatric endocrine service, including tow endocrine clinics weekly, one Diabetes clinic every other week and weekly (1-2/week) private office sessions. The students will be expected to round on all in-patients and perform consultations with the fellows. Attendance at the Friday weekly conference, Research in Progress, Combined Adult/Pediatric Endocrine conferences and Pituitary conference will be required. Topics will be assigned for presentation and discussion. Opportunity for laboratory based and clinical research can be arranged on an individual basis if the student rotates for more than two modules. During the rotation, student will present an article 9once in 4 weeks) at weekly journal club.

Objectives of the Elective

The aim of the elective will be to allow the student to gain an overview of the diagnosis and management of pediatric endocrine disorders.

Key Responsibilities of the student while on Elective

The student will participate in all clinical activities of the pediatric endocrine service including:

  1. Two Endocrine Clinics per week.
  2. One Diabetes Clinic every other week.
  3. Weekly (1-2 per week) private office sessions.
  4. Round on all inpatients.
  5. Perform consultations with fellows.
  6. One presentation at the journal club
  7. Attend all teaching sessions, weekly journal club and weekly multidisciplinary meeting for diabetic patients.

Didactic Program

Additionally, attendance at the Friday weekly conference, Research in Programs Combined Adult/Pediatric Endocrine Seminar and Pituitary Conferences will be required. Topics will be assigned for presentation and discussion. Opportunity for laboratory based and clinical research can be arranged on an individual basis if the student rotates for more than two modules.

Method of Evaluation

Direct discussion with the preceptor.

Scheduling Information

Months Offered: All Year

Report To : 9AM, Bellevue Hospital, 8W52

Students Per Period: 1

Duration: 4 Weeks

Comments: call/email preceptor one month prior to arrange schedule.