The goals of the rotation in Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipids for the house officer are threefold:
- To learn the clinical characteristics and natural history of the more important endocrine/metabolic disorders;
- To develop an understanding of the underlying processes that contribute to the pathophysiology of the different diseases;
- To gain an appreciation of how investigators study the basic mechanisms of disease.
The Division includes faculty with interests in all areas of clinical endocrinology. Rounds are conducted daily, and trainees and faculty attend four clinics weekly. At least two staff members are present at each clinic. The clinical endocrine service includes outpatient offices in the Emory Clinic, the
The clinical endocrine service includes:
- Emory Clinic outpatient offices
- Diabetes Center of the Grady Health System
- Endocrine clinics that meet a half day per week at Grady and the Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center
- Active inpatient consultation services with frequent faculty rounds at all hospitals
Division teaching conferences attract participants from a number of basic and clinical disciplines. Combined conferences include a weekly Journal Club, a weekly interdepartmental conference with members of the basic science departments, a weekly pathophysiology conference led by the Core Endocrinology Faculty, and a monthly pediatric endocrine conference. Clinical conferences are held each week at individual hospitals.