Endocrinology Teaching Opportunities
1. Resident teaching
a. Inpatient subspecialty rounds: The pediatric endocrine team rounds on inpatients with the subspecialty ward inpatient team (resident and intern) every morning and sometimes in the evening depending on patient needs. This is a teaching opportunity for the fellows to lead rounds. The fellows also meet with the inpatient team once or twice a week to do teaching sessions around key pediatric endocrinology topics (hypopituitarism, diabetes insipidus, diabetes management, hypocalcemia).
b. Attending morning report when an endocrinology case is presented as the endocrinology expert.
c. Giving the resident noon lecture on an endocrinology topic of choice- each fellow presents at least once a year.
d. Reviewing the problem case set with the resident.
e. Giving some of the informal didactic teaching sessions to the resident/medical student on rotation each month (growth, management of diabetes, puberty, thyroid, adrenal, disorders of sex development).
f. Demonstrating home glucose monitoring/ record keeping/carbohydrate counting/injection technique for the resident/medical student on rotation so that they can practice having diabetes for the day.
2. Medical student teaching
a. Growth lecture for the 3rd year general pediatric students.
b. Disorders of Sex development small group leader. This is part of the 2nd Year medical student Human Growth and Development Course. The fellows each lead a section of students through two cases.
c. Teaching for the 4th year elective students often included with the resident above.
d. Demonstrating home glucose monitoring/ record keeping/carbohydrate counting for the student on rotation so that they can practice having diabetes for the day.