New Resources - Subspecialty Rotations: Endocrinology


Endocrine Resources

Section Contributor: Alexis Feuer


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a.       Sperling MA (ed). Pediatric Endocrinology. 2nd ed. WB Saunders; 2002.  Excellent comprehensive reference text. (PC1, PC4, PC5)

b.      Lifshitz F (ed). Pediatric Endocrinology, Volume 1.  5th ed. Informa Healthcare; 2009.

Concise, comprehensive text of Growth Adrenal, Sexual, Thyroid, Calcium and Fluid Balance Disorders. (PC1, PC4, PC5)

c.       Sarafoglou K (ed). Pediatric Endocrinology and Inborn Errors of Metabolism. 1st ed. McGraw Hill; 2009.  Easy to read, clinically oriented comprehensive reference text. (PC1, PC4, PC5)

d.      The Writing Team for the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial/Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications Research Group. Effect of Intensive Therapy on the Microvascular Complications of Type I Diabetes Mellitus.  JAMA. 2002;287:2563 to 2569.

Summary report of seminal clinical trial in management of Type I diabetes mellitus. (PC1, PC4, PC5)

e.      Growth Hormone Research Society:  Consensus Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Growth Hormone (GH) Deficiency in Childhood and Adolescence: Summary Statement of the GH Research Society. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 2000 85: 3990-3993. (PC1, PC4, PC5)

Pediatric Endocrine Societys Guidelines for the treatment of growth hormone deficiency. (PC1, PC4, PC5)

f.        Lars Savendahl, Marc Maes, Kerstin Albertsson-Wikland. Long-Term Mortality and Causes of Death in Isolated GHD, ISS, and SGA Patients Treated with Recombinant Growth Hormone during Childhood in Belgium, The Netherlands, and Sweden: Preliminary Report of 3 Countries Participating in the EU SAGhE Study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97: E213E217, 2012)

Outcomes study of growth hormone treated cohorts in the European Union. (PC1, PC4, PC5)

g.       Ong K (ed). Yearbook of Pediatric Endocrinology 2013: Endorsed by the European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology (ESPE).  Collection of recent scholarly articles listed by topic. Excellent resource for Journal Clubs and EBM discussions. (PC4, PC5, MK1)


Online learning opportunities

a. - Comprehensive, regularly updated endocrine web-based textbook (PC1, PC4, PC5)

b. - Website for the Pediatric Endocrine Society. Contains links to excellent educational materials for residents, fellows and parents on a myriad of endocrine disorders. Has helpful information about career planning. (PC1, PC4, PC5, PBLI2)

c. - Downloadable practice guidelines for multiple endocrine disorders including PCOS, post-bariatric surgery, osteoporosis, etc. (PC1, PC4, PC5, MK1)

d. - Consensus guidelines for the treatment and management of pediatric endocrine disorders including disorders of sexual differentiation, diabetes mellitus, and osteogenesis imperfecta. (PC1, PC4, PC5, MK1)



Evaluation tools

b.      Pediatric Nutrition Series  Motivational Interviewing Evaluation tools  Chapter 3.  Each module also has Applied Learning Activities that could be added to a learners portfolio. (PC1, PBLI2, ICS1)