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GME : Fellowship : Endocrinology

Endocrinology Fellowship






Lawrence E. Shapiro, MD
Program Director's Message

The goal of the training program in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism is to develop expert medical consultants, teachers and researchers. Candidates who are motivated, talented and responsible will learn to be endocrinologists while functioning as representatives of the Division in areas of patient care, teaching and research. This fellowship is a comprehensive integration of didactic and practical teaching, literature review and close interaction with faculty in all clinical and research activities.




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At-A-Glance

  • A comprehensive clinical experience, resulting from a wide variety of patients referred to the endocrinology practice and consultation service
  • The outpatient experience is conducted as the fellow's private practice, as an associate of the faculty in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • The fellow is the leader in the inpatient consultation service
  • A nine-month block of protected research time
  • An opportunity to learn the principles and treatment of obesity in an established Weight Management Program
  • Generous house staff benefits, including heavily subsidized housing and three complimentary meals per day


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Curriculum

The fellowship is a two-year program. Year one provides the endocrinology fellow with the knowledge and clinical experience to enter a career as a consultant in endocrinology. During the first year, fellows lead a consultation team for the evaluation of inpatients with endocrine diseases. There is close interaction with the staff in the nationally recognized Winthrop Diabetes Education Center. During year two the endocrinology resident works on planning, data collection, analysis and presentation of an independent research project. There is an opportunity to perform basic research in diabetes and metabolism in a nationally known laboratory. In addition, there is opportunity to round with the pediatric endocrinology faculty.

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Rotations in Months

 

Consultation Service

Research/Educational Experiences

PGY4- Entry on an Even Year

6

6

PGY5- Entered on an Even Year

2

10

PGY4- Entry on an Odd Year

8

4

PGY 5-Entered on an Odd Year

0

12



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Key Faculty

  • Lawrence E. Shapiro, MD- Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Program Director, Professor of Medicine at SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine. Research interests: Disease of the Thyroid, Obesity
  • John F. Aloia, MD- Chief Academic Officer, Associate Dean, Professor of Medicine at SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine. Research interests: Osteoporosis
  • Virginia Peragallo-Dittko, RN, BC-ADM, CDE, FAADE- Executive Director Diabetes and Obesity Institute, Professor of Clinical Medicine, SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine Associate Editor, The Diabetes Educator
  • Michael Radin, MD- Associate Director- Endocrinology Fellowship Program, Medical Director- Winthrop Comprehensive Diabetes Center, Director- Endocrinology Clinical Trials, Assistant Professor of Medicine- SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine. Research interests: Diabetes, Obesity, Disease of the Thyroid
  • Mageda B. Mikhail, MD- Associate Director, Bone Mineral Research Center, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine. Research interests: Osteoporosis, Obesity
  • Namyi Yu, MD- Director, Weight Management Program, Assistant Professor of Medicine at SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine. Research Interests: Obesity
  • Raymond Lau, MD- Attending Physician. Research Interests: Diabetes, Obesity
  • Cindy L. Bredefeld, DO- Attending Physician. Research interests: Diabetes, Obesity
  • Eileen Egan, FNP-C.,CDE- TechMastery Specialist



For further information, contact:

Lawrence E. Shapiro, MD
Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Winthrop-University Hospital
1300 Franklin Avenue, suite ML6
Garden City, NY 11530

Corinne Alberto
Academic Coordinator, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Tel: (516) 663-4775
Fax: (516) 663-3931
E-mail: calberto@winthrop.org

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