Resident Endocrinology Rotation Organization
Cynthia A. Burns, MD
Endocrinology Rotation Schedule
will be oriented by the consult fellow on the first day of the rotation, and
should arrive at the Endocrinology Academic Office on the E floor of the
Nutrition Building (NRC), at 8:00am, unless notified by the fellow of an
alternate time and location.
- Please let us know if you will not be able to make
the orientation session so that we can make alternative plans for another
- Residents are responsible for
insuring that they meet residency program attendance requirements regarding the
number of days required to receive credit for the rotation.
- Endocrine Ambulatory Clinic
clinics are held at the Joslin Center.
Joslin Center is located at the corner of Country Club Road and Jonestown Road,
at 4610 Country Club Commons.
- If the resident is not scheduled in
a clinic or DM class, then residents are to engage in self directed learning on
Endocrinology topics (see rotation objectives).
start at 8 AM. Arrive early and prepared.
reviewing the day’s clinic schedule prior to the beginning of clinic.
- If working with an Advanced Practice Provider: Residents are not
responsible for starting/writing the encounter note, as APPs may not co-sign
resident notes, and there can only be one note for the encounter. Please do not start or write notes for the
patients you see with an APP.
Inpatient Endocrinology Consultation Service
is the resident's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate history and
physical examination is obtained on each consult, and to follow the patient's
progress during the hospitalization.
progress notes should be written in SOAP note format – please do not carry
forward the consultation H&P.
medical students will be assigned to follow consults along with the resident,
but the resident maintains primary responsibility for communication with the
should not offer written or verbal recommendations to the primary team until
the patient has been presented to the attending at consult rounds.
times for consult rounds will be set by the Endocrinology fellow &/or attending
of the month, and are typically at 2pm, Mon-Thurs, and at 11:00 am on Fridays.
- Residents are expected to be at
Endocrinology consult rounds Monday through Friday, unless seeing patients in
their own Housestaff Continuity Clinic or involved in mandatory IM Residency
Mondays, the Fellow will meet with you prior to resident academic half day, and
if necessary, will ask you to return after the academic half day is complete.
Residents will attend each of the following conferences:
conference: Wednesdays, 1:00-2:00 PM, Endocrine conference room, E Floor,
Medicine Grand Rounds: Thursdays, 8:00-9:00AM, Commons area
Reading List. We recommend reading the MKSAP Endocrinology
Book; Williams’ Textbook of Endocrinology
is available online through the Coy C. Carpenter Library for more detailed
information regarding specific patient conditions; assorted case specific
reading material will be distributed as appropriate during the rotation.
Residents who do not meet the above requirements may not
receive credit for the rotation with the residency program.