IU School of Medicine

Elective Title: 93ME700 — CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM

Description:

Students will provide academically oriented endocrine and/or metabolic consultations on inpatients, attend the endocrine and diabetic clinics, and participate in specialty conferences and rounds. Students will be expected to present two case summaries at our Wednesday morning clinical case conference and demonstrate problem-solving abilities. Emphasis on diabetes mellitus, thyroid disease, hypertension or other endocrine related disorders can be provided for interested students.

Elective Details:

Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Melissa Cavaghan MD (mcavagha@iu.edu)

Director: Melissa Cavaghan, M.D.

Campus: Indianapolis

Location: IU Health University Hospital and Eskenazi Health Services (Indianapolis)

Other Faculty: Dr. Aziz, Dr. Baker, Dr. Econs, Dr. Evans-Molina, Dr. Imel, Dr. Khare, Dr. Lteif, Dr. Mather, Dr. Mirmira, Dr. Peacock, Dr. Pratt, Dr. Roach, Dr. Skiercyzinski, Dr. Walsh

Learning Objectives

  • 1) Obtain a concentrated exposure to patients with endocrine and metabolic problems (including diabetes mellitus, thyroid disorders and hypertension (PC1)
  • 2) Demonstrate ability to research clinical problems and apply relevant literature (PBLI1)
  • 3) Apply principles of diagnosis and management under supervision (PC2)
  • 4) Practice specialized history taking and physical examination skills (PC1)

Assessment

  • Clinical Performance Evaluation Form; (Faculty members with the most exposure to the student will submit evaluations and suggested grades based on observation of the student

Enrollment Information

Prerequisites: 3rd or 4th year status; Medicine clerkship must be completed.

Availability with Max Students per Month:

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Duty Hours: 40

Time Distribution: 70% Clinical; 20% Library; 10% Lecture/Seminar

Elective Type Category: CP - Clinical Practice

Notes and Enrollment Information:

This elective may be dropped/added within 2 months of the start of the elective month.

Third Year Elective? Yes

Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning

Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None

Service Learning Included: None