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Fellowship Program - Description

Fellowship Program Leadership

Section Chief
Kevin Jon Williams, MD
Professor of Medicine & Physiology

Program Director
Jonathan R. Anolik, MD, FACE, FACP
Associate Professor, Medicine

Associate Program Director
Ajay D. Rao, MD, MMSc, FACP
Assistant Professor, Medicine
Assistant Professor, Center for Metabolic Disease Research

Clinical Rotations

  • Endocrine Consult Service at Temple University Hospital (Main Campus)
  • Endocrine Consult Service at Jeanes Hospital (limited presence)
  • Continuity Clinics
    • 1 Diabetes clinic per week
    • 1 General Endocrinology clinic per week
  • Thyroid Ultrasound and FNA clinic
  • Faculty run subspecialty clinics at main campus and satellites
  • Within Temple rotations
    • Nuclear Medicine
    • Gestational Diabetes
  • Temple Health and affiliated rotations
    • Fox Chase Cancer Center (Thyroid cancer and other endocrine cancers)
    • Jeanes outpatient clinics
    • St. Christopher’s Hospital (Pediatric Endocrinology)
    • Reproductive Endocrinology site

Educational Programs

  • Mondays 12- 1PM: Journal Club
  • Tuesdays 12-1 PM: Clinical Case Conference
    • Including once a month clinical guidelines conference
  • Wednesday 7-8AM monthly multidisciplinary pituitary conference
  • Wednesday 12-1 PM monthly multidisciplinary thyroid/parathyroid conference
  • Wednesday 12-1 PM: Medicine Grand Rounds on other weeks
  • Thursdays 7-8AM: Fellows Core Curriculum Lecture Series
  • Thursdays 12-1 PM: Endocrine Grand Rounds
  • Fridays 3:30-4:30 PM: Small group seminar

Research Experience

  • Fellows are assigned a research mentor their first year - fellows work with various faculty and their mentor on research projects as well as interesting cases
  • Research time is given in blocks if a fellow has interest in a major research project
  • Fellows are expected to present research results and/or interesting cases at national conferences
  • Fellows are expected to actively participate in quality improvement and/or performance improvement projects.

Selected Faculty Publications

  • Jain RK. Vokes T. DXA. J Clin Dens 2017 (in press).
  • Zeytinoglu M, Jain RK, Vokes TJ. Vertebral fracture assessment: Enhancing the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of osteoporosis. Bone 2017. PubMed PMID 28285014.
  • Jain RK, Vokes T. African Americans have lower TBS than whites among densitometry patients at a Chicago academic center. Osteoporos Int 2017;28(3):917-23. PubMed PMID: 27743070.
  • Jain RK, Bennet B, Vokes TJ. Ethnic Differences in Osteoporosis after Cardiac Transplantation. J Clin Dens 2017;20(2):164-71. PubMed PMID: 27595486.
  • Jain RK, Kumar D, Hans D, Vokes TJ. Ethnic Differences in Trabecular Bone Score. J Clin Dens 2017;20(2):172-9. PubMed PMID: 27160503.Siraj ES, Williams KJ, Another Agent for Obesity--Will This Time Be Different? N Engl J Med 373:1(82-3)2015 Jul 
  • Wu X, Williams KJ, NOX4 pathway as a source of selective insulin resistance and responsiveness. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 32:5(1236-45)2012 May
  • Siraj ES, Rubin DJ, Riddle MC, FOR THE ACCORD INVESTIGATORS. Insulin Dose and Cardiovascular Mortality in the ACCORD Trial. In Press, Diabetes Care
  • Boden G, Cheung P, Salehi S, Homko C, Loveland-Jones C, Jayarajan S, Stein TP, Williams KJ, Liu ML, Barrero CA, Merali S, Insulin regulates the unfolded protein response in human adipose tissue. Diabetes 63:3(912-22)2014 Mar
  • Rubin DJ, Rybin D, Doros G, McDonnell ME, Weight-based, insulin dose-related hypoglycemia in hospitalized patients with diabetes. Diabetes Care 34:8(1723-8)2011 Aug
  • Rao AD, Shah RV, Garg R, Abbasi SA, Neilan TG, Perlstein TS, Di Carli MF, Jerosch-Herold M, Kwong RY, Adler GK, Aldosterone and myocardial extracellular matrix expansion in type 2 diabetes mellitus. Am J Cardiol 112:1(73-8)2013 Jul 1