Stanford Health Care serves the local community but also receives referrals nationally and internationally. The patients are often complex with multiple co-morbidities leading to diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. Endocrinology fellows rotate here 9months of the year in both the inpatient and outpatient setting: 3 months on the General Endocrine Consult Service, 3 months on the Diabetes Service, and 3 months on an outpatient rotation. Fellows attend specialty clinics in post-transplant diabetes, cystic fibrosis-related diabetes, pituitary, thyroid cancer, thyroid eye disease, pediatric endocrinology, endocrine genetics, and bone disease, among others.
The Palo Alto Veteran’s Health Care System is a tertiary referral center and one of the largest VA hospitals in the country. The patients are predominantly male and a large volume of patients have diabetes, dyslipidemia, hypertension, and thyroid disease. The endocrinology fellow covers the inpatient consults while covering Stanford Hospital’s General Endocrine Consults. The fellow also does general endocrinology clinic during the outpatient months.
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC) is the primary county hospital for Santa Clara County. The healthcare system provides high quality care for all patients in Santa Clara County regardless of socio-economic status. Clinical endocrinology fellows spend 3 months rotating at SCVMC, where their clinical experiences include a combination of general endocrine clinics and inpatient consults as well as a dedicated thyroid FNA clinic.
Stanford Medical Center
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305-5103
Monday 1:00 p.m. & Friday, 8:30 a.m. Pituitary Clinic
Tuesday 8:00 a.m. Clinical Conference
Tuesday 8:30 a.m. General Endocrine Clinic, Bone Clinic, Neuroendocrine Clinic, Diabetes and Metabolism Clinic
Thursday 8:30 a.m. Transplant Diabetes Clinic
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