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Pediatric Endocrinology

Director: Holley Allen, MD

Location: Baystate Medical Center, 759 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA

Goals

This rotation develops skills in the assessment and management of patients with common pediatric endocrinopathies, and teaches the normal patterns of childhood growth and sexual maturation.

Objectives

The student will...

  • learn how to take a competent growth history.
  • competently perform a pubertal exam.
  • understand outpatient diabetes management.

Course Number

PED421-BA-O

Duration

4 weeks

Hours per Week

40

Night Call/Weekends

No/No

Capacity

1 student per Block

Alternate Dates
Available

Yes, at discretion of
The Director

Transportation
Required

No

On-Campus Housing

Available on a first-come, first-served basis

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Pediatric Clerkship.

If you would like to apply for this elective, please refer to Application Process.