Medical Student Elective Catalog: PED3-4070/F Pediatric Endocrinology - CHATT

Course Coordinator: Dr. Marielisa Rincon (


Location:  Children's Hospital at Erlanger
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Note: Student must check with Chief Resident to take this course, (423) 778-8018 or


The student will participate in all phases of the care of children and adolescents with suspected endocrine disorders, including growth failure, type I diabetes mellitus, disorders of puberty, abnormal genital development, and thyroid dysfunction. The elective stresses skills in taking histories, planning diagnostic evaluations, patient and family education, and motivational counseling. Students will have daily contact and supervision with the attending physician and house staff. The student will attend 8:00 am morning report (schedule permitting) and Grand Rounds, Monday through Thursday. There is no overnight call or weekends required.

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