Endocrinology

 

Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship

The Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship program has been ACGME accredited since 1995.  It is a 3-year program open to graduates who have successfully completed a U.S. Pediatric residency program.  The program aims to train physicians in the art and science of clinical Pediatric Endocrinology.   It is based exclusively at Stony Brook University Medical Center and its affiliated Medical School.

The Division of Pediatric Endocrinology currently consists of:

- 3 Board Certified/Eligible Pediatric Endocrinologists 
- 1 full-time Nurse Practitioner / Diabetes Educator 
- 3 Fellows
- 1 Nutritionist
- 1.5 Administrative Secretary

Fellowship Curriculum

Goals and Objectives

Clinical activity of the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology 2007-2008:

- 4000 annual outpatient visits
- 70 annual admissions
- 100-200 annual inpatient consultations

Ongoing care for patients with:

- diabetes mellitus
- thyroid disorders
- growth disorders
- disorders of calcium and phosphorous
- adrenal disorders
- hypoglycemia
- problems with sexual differentiation
- lipid disorders 

 

Fellows have weekly continuity clinics under the supervision of the faculty.

 

Research

 

Current research interests of the Division include:

- Regulation of protein synthesis 
- Techniques of anthropometry
- GLP1 in offspring of Type 2 diabetes mellitus
- Role of thiazolidinedione therapy in Type 1 diabetes mellitus
- Prospective memory in Type 1 diabetes
- Use of continuous glucose monitors in Type 1 diabetes
-Role of growth hormone axis in mediating markers of inflammation
- Management of DKA

Fellows are encouraged to develop their own research project under mentorship of the faculty within the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology or the Medical School at large.

Recent Publications

 

Contact:

Andrew Lane, MD        Andrew.Lane@stonybrook.edu

Program Director
631-444-3429

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