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Clinical Endocrinology Conference (weekly)

Endocrine Grand RoundsHeld every Friday morning, during this conference a specific patient is presented followed by an in depth presentation and discussion of the patient’s disease process. The relevant literature is reviewed and patient management strategies discussed. A fellow / attending present a case once per week. Physicians and providers from throughout the Rochester area attend and present at this CME-sponsored conference.

Location: Gibbs Library 3-6416
Time: 7:30am-8:30am

Didactic Friday Conference (weekly)

With lunch provided every Friday at noon, over the course of 2 years, speakers from the endocrine division or other departments cover a curriculum that covers the spectrum of Endocrinology. Each year starts with Endocrine Emergencies and Insulin Pump education so that incoming Fellows are comfortable with common scenarios that they will fact during the upcoming year. This conference also covers some Endocrinology basic science and pharmacology, as well as ethical issues.

Location: Gibbs Library 3-6416
Time: 12:00-1:00pm

Board Review Course (bi-weekly)

Held every other week, this interactive session helps prepare fellows for the Endocrine Boards. Board questions are given and discussed, and Fellows participate in a National In-Service exam to test their skills and compare them to their colleagues throughout the country.

Location: Gibbs Library 3-6416
Time: 1:15-2:15pm

Thyroid/Endocrine Tumor Conference (monthly)

During this conference, selected cases are presented and discussed by endocrinologists, endocrine surgeons, ENT surgeons, pathologists and nuclear medicine faculty and fellows. This conference is part of the Head and Neck Cancer Service Line, and serves as their Thyroid Tumor Board.

Location: Flamingo Lab, Room 2-3615
Time: 12:00-1:00pm

Endocrine Research Conference (monthly)

With dinner served, this late afternoon conference serves as a vehicle for fellows and faculty to learn about research being done in the Division of Endocrinology, as well as some work being performed by researchers outside of the Division who are doing Endocrine-related research. Graduating fellows also present their research late in their final year.

Location: **Gibbs Library, Room 3-6416** (note room change)
Time: 4:30-6:00pm

Endocrinology Journal Club (monthly)

During this conference recent articles from the endocrine literature (non-diabetes) are reviewed. Particular emphasis is placed on articles that stress mechanisms of a disease or a basic biologic process. Both clinical and basic science topics are reviewed. Fellows are paired with a faculty advisor, who aids in article choice and is available for questions.

Location: Gibbs Library 3-6416
Tuesday 11/19/19
Time: 1:15 - 2:15pm
Food/drink available

November Article

Efficacy of Metreleptin Treatment in Familial Partial Lipodystrophy Due to PPARG vs LMNA Pathogenic Variants. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, Volume 104, Issue 8, August 2019, Pages 3068–3076.

Diabetes Journal Club (monthly)

This late afternoon journal club (that includes dinner) serves as a city-wide conference that covers 3-4 recent articles in diabetes care or research. Articles are presented by fellows with faculty serving as secondary presenters.

Location: Gibbs Library 3-6416
Tuesday 12/3/19
Time: 4:30-6pm

November/December DM JC Articles

  1. Six-Month Randomized, Multicenter Trial of Closed-Loop Control in Type 1 Diabetes. N Engl J Med. 2019 Oct 31;381(18):1707-1717.
  2. Efficacy and Safety of the Glucagon Receptor Antagonist RVT-1502 in Type 2 Diabetes Uncontrolled on Metformin Monotherapy: A 12-Week Dose-Ranging Study. Diabetes Care. 2019 Nov 6.
  3. Mitochondrial Uncoupling Coordinated With PDH Activation Safely Ameliorates Hyperglycemia Via Promoting Glucose Oxidation. Diabetes. 2019 Aug 30.

Endocrine Grand Rounds

Held the second Friday of every month, Endocrine Grand Rounds features internationally recognized scientists and physicians from all over the country. This series offers the University of Rochester and the surrounding community a unique opportunity to hear about the latest cutting-edge research in endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism from leaders in these fields.

Location: K-307, Room 3-6408
Time: 7:30-8:30am
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Map From 1st floor to Aud 3-6408 K-307