Clinical Training

Inpatient consultative services are provided at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital, and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

  First Year Second Year
Memorial Hermann Hospital 4 Months 2 Months
Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital 3 Months 3 Months
MD Anderson Cancer Center 1 Month
Consultative Service
1 Month
Ambulatory Service
Pediatric Endocrinology 1 Month
Research & Elective Experiences 4 Months 5 Months

 

Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical CenterMemorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center is the primary teaching hospital for McGovern Medical School at UTHealth. The fellow will evaluate medically complex patients with a wide range of endocrine disorders, including diabetes, adrenal disorders, metabolic bone disease, and transplant-associated endocrine disease. The fellow works collaboratively with surgical colleagues to manage patients with pituitary disorders, benign thyroid disease, thyroid cancer, and parathyroid disorders.

 

LBJLyndon B. Johnson Hospital, a component of the Harris Health System, is a 207 licensed-bed acute care hospital offering a full range of medical services. It is the state’s busiest Level III trauma center, with more than 70,000 emergency patient visits each year. The fellow will become well versed in the management of hospitalized patients with a breadth of endocrine disorders, including acute endocrine emergencies.

 

MDACCThe University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is one of the original three comprehensive cancer centers in the United States. MD Anderson is the largest and widely regarded as one of the foremost cancer centers in the world. The fellow will evaluate patients with endocrine neoplasia, paraneoplastic disorders, and familial syndromes, such as multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN).

 

UTP
Harris Health

 

Ambulatory services are provided at UT Physicians, the Harris Health System and MD Anderson Cancer Center. Fellows maintain two continuity clinics per week, at the UT Professional Building and Smith Clinic. Smith Clinic is designed for patients requiring specialty care in the Harris Health System.Fellows develop expertise in performing thyroid ultrasound and fine needle aspiration as well as insulin pump management, interpretation of continuous glucose monitoring data, and interpretation of dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) scans. Additional ambulatory experiences focus on pituitary disorders, obesity medicine, transgender medicine, and advanced thyroid cancer.


First Year Ambulatory Experiences

UT Physicians
Continuity Clinic

Harris Health System
Continuity Clinic

Thyroid
Ultrasound & FNA
Insulin Pump
Management
Bone Mineral Density
Interpretation
Pituitary
Disorders
Obesity
Medicine
Transgender Medicine

Second Year Ambulatory Experiences

UT Physicians
Continuity Clinic
Harris Health System
Continuity Clinic
Thyroid
Ultrasound & FNA
Insulin Pump
Management
Bone Mineral Density
Interpretation
Advanced Thyroid Cancer
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Fellow selects additional clinics based on interests and career goals.