Conferences & Seminars

Our Endocrinology Fellowship program offers a diverse selection of required and optional conferences to enhance the learning experience for our trainees

Conferences are typically held at the Lane and Always buildings, but due to COVID-19, all conferences will be via Zoom


Pre-Continuity Clinic Conference

Review of basic endocrinology topics and clinical practice guidelines. Board-style questions also covered during these lectures

  • When: Monday, 8:00-8:30am

Tuesday Case Conference

Case presentation led by the fellowsof rare or challenging cases they have encountered.

  • When: Tuesday, 8:00-8:30am

Fellows Teaching Conference

Weekly conference taught by Stanford faculty discussingadvanced endocrinology topics.

  • When: Wednesday, 4:00-5:00pm

Endocrine Grand Rounds

Clinical or basic research presentations conducted by faculty in adult and pediatric endocrinology, visiting faculty, and clinical and basic research fellows.

  • When: Wednesday, 5:00-6:00pm

Diabetes Teaching Conference (required only for the fellow on diabetes rotation)

In-depth review of diabetes management with a focus on technology including insulin pumps and CGM devices and reports.

  • When: Thursday, 8:00-8:30am

Metabolic Bone Conference

Monthly forum for faculty and fellows to present challenging or interesting metabolic bone cases.

  • When: 2nd Wednesday of the month, 11:30-12:30pm

Endocrine Journal Club

Monthly meetings where two important journal articles (one presented by a fellow and one presented by a faculty member) are reviewed and discussed.

  • When: 4th Thursday of the month, 12:30-1:30pm

Joint Endocrinology-Reproductive Endocrinology Conference

Joint conference with the faculty and fellows from reproductive endocrinology to discuss interesting topics that are at the intersection ofendocrinology and fertility.

  • When: Quarterly

Stanford Multi-disciplinary Diabetes Task Force Meeting (required only for the fellow on diabetes rotation)

Multidisciplinary meeting involving the inpatient diabetes faculty, inpatient diabetes nurse educators, pharmacists, and nurse managers to review inpatient glycemic trends over the past month and identify areas for improvement

  • When: 2nd Tuesday of the month, 3:30-4:30pm

Endocrine Oncology Tumor Board (optional for fellows)

Multidisciplinary conference including endocrinologists, endocrine surgeons, radiologists, pathologists, and oncologists to review challenging adrenal cases.

  • When: 2nd Tuesday of the month, 12:00-1:00pm

Thyroid Cancer Tumor Board (optional for fellows)

Multidisciplinary conference including endocrinologists, thyroid surgeons, radiologists, pathologists, nuclear medicine radiologists, radiation oncologists, and oncologists to review challenging thyroid cancer cases.

  • When: 2nd/4th Friday of the month, 12:00-1:00pm

Hypertension Conference (optional for fellows)

Stanford is a nationally designated hypertension center with a dedicated hypertension clinic. This conference allows for physician from various specialties includingendocrinology, nephrology, neurology, and cardiology to come together and discuss challenging cases.

  • When: 4th Monday of the months, 12:00-1:00pm

Directions to Lane Building L154 (Endocrinology Grand Rounds Conference Room)

Walk towards the front of the Hospital, to the fountains. With the fountains at your back and the formal Hospital entrance straight ahead, enter the open courtyard on your right (about a 45 degree angle from the front entrance) and walk towards the back of the hospital. Stay on the right hand side of the courtyard as you walk through it.  After the Lane Medical Library, enter through the automatic doors on the right.  This will be the corridor between the Alway and Lane buildings.  Enter the last (mostly glass) door on the right between the red lockers.  The conference room will be immediately to your left.