You will encounter many aspects of endocrinology on the wards, particularly diabetes management. Many residents also choose an outpatient elective. In this guide, we focus on key aspects of inpatient and outpatient endocrinology, some of which overlap.
This rotation guide is divided into the following sections:
Hypercalcemia is covered in the section on hypercalcemia of malignancy in the Oncology rotation guide. You can also find more on falls and fracture prevention in the Geriatrics rotation guide.
For a brief history of Endocrinology, click here.
Rotation Prep was developed by a collaborative team of experts, educators, fellows, and residents including Andrea Merrill, MD (NEJM Fellow); Alex Djuricich, MD (NEJM Education Editor); Sun Lee, MD; Katie Modzelewski, MD; and Poorani Goundan, MD. The content was reviewed by Clifford Rosen, MD.