Welcome to Endocrinology! On this rotation, you will experience both inpatient and outpatient management of common conditions in pediatric endocrinology including DKA, diabetes, thyroid conditions, adrenal insufficiency, and others. The U of C is where the monogenic diabetes registry was developed! Truly the forefront of diabetes research.


Contacts

Before Your Rotation

  • Review the Goals and Objectives
  • Contact Dr. Deplewski by e-mail to discuss the rotation
  • Contact the fellow or attending on service to determine where to meet on your first day

Schedule

  • Two- or four-week rotation open to all residents
  • No call or weekend responsibilities

Roles and Responsibilities

  • As a part of this rotation, residents will be expected to see patients throughout the hospital (PICU, NICU, Comer II Outpatient Clinic, and General inpatient floors)
  • The resident will receive direct supervision in the above clinical setting by Endocrinology attending physicians and fellows.
  • Attend and be active participants in all required clinics
  • Complete consultations on hospitalized patients and be prepared to present and discuss the patients on rounds with the team
  • Round daily on all inpatients and consultations, document these evaluations and communicate recommendations to the inpatient team
  • Attend and participate in the Endocrine specific weekly conferences, including the Pediatric Endocrine clinical case conference and the joint Pediatric/Adult endocrinology conference “Endorama”
  • Attend morning and noon conference daily when not at endocrine-specific conferences
  • Residents on sick or jeopardy call must carry their pagers at all times or appropriately forward this to an appropriate phone number where they can be reached. If activated for sick or jeopardy call, they must contact the director of the rotation to alert them of their absence