Clinical Endocrinology

3rd and 4th year students (U of Ottawa students and Canadian Visiting Medical Students)

Clinic Objectives:

Focused history and physical examination of common endocrinological problems; treatment strategies for diabetes, thyroid disorders, hyperlipidemia and pituitary dysfunction.

Consult Service Objectives:

Function as part of team including staff endocrinologist, fellows, residents and diabetes nurse. Management in-patient diabetes, urgent endocrine and postoperative pituitary surgery consults.

Description:

3-4 endocrinology clinics per week at the Riverside Campus as well as in-patient consults service at the Ottawa Hospital - General or Civic Campus.

Supervisor: Dr. Amel Arnaout

Location : Ottawa Hospital, Riverside Campus, Civic or General Campus

Duration: 2-4 weeks

No. of Students:

1st and 2nd year students (U of Ottawa students only)

Objectives:

Focused history and physical of diabetic patients, to learn about the complications of diabetes, exposure to specialty ambulatory care clinic, learn to function as part of an outpatient multidisciplinary team including residents, diabetes nurse and dietitian.

Description:

3 endocrine clinics with special focus on diabetes

Supervisor(s): Members of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism with 1 staff for 3 clinics

No of Students : 1 (depending on availability)

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