You will encounter many aspects of endocrinology in the inpatient setting, particularly diabetes management. Many residents also choose an outpatient endocrinology elective. In this rotation guide, we focus on key aspects of inpatient and outpatient endocrinology, some of which overlap.
This rotation guide covers the following topics:
Other topics related to endocrinology are covered in the following rotation guides:
For a brief history of endocrinology, click here.
If you are interested in a career in endocrinology, see Next Steps for information about professional societies, meetings, and additional resources.
This rotation guide was developed by a collaborative team of contributors, including:
Writers: Angela Chen, MD; Amanda Fernandes, MD; Lisa Caulley, MD; Andrea Merrill, MD (NEJM Fellows)
Peer Reviewers: Sun Lee, MD; Katie Modzelewski, MD; and Poorani Goundan, MD
Section Expert: Clifford Rosen, MD
Senior Editor: Ole-Petter Hamnvik, MB BCh BAO, MMSc
Last Updated: August 2019 by Angela Chen, MBBS, MPH, and Amanda Fernandes, MD