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Pediatric Endocrinology

Educational objectives: Develop skills in taking history and physical exam in patients with endocrine disorders. Establish differential diagnoses, work-up and treatment plan for common endocrine disorders appropriate for student's level of training.

Responsible faculty: Figen Ugrasbul-Eskinar, MD

Administrative assistant:  Mar Gooden (, (816) 960-8995

Contact person: April Gerry, BS (, (816) 234-1367

Elective duration: Four weeks/One month

Format: Three weeks in outpatient pediatric endocrinology clinic. One week on inpatient service.

Variable: Basic endocrinology research is also available.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of core pediatric clerkship.

Description: Clinical rotation in Pediatric Endocrinology Outpatient Clinic along with exposure to inpatient and consultative services.

Calls: No

Criteria for passing: Demonstrate proficiency in educational objectives above. Regular attendance in clinic or ward.

Criteria for honors: Demonstrate superior abilities in educational objectives above.