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Fellowship Program - Description

Fellowship Program Leadership

Program Director
Imali Sirisena, MD
Associate Professor, Clinical Medicine

Associate Program Director
Amy E. Iwamaye, MD
Assistant Professor, Medicine
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program
Associate Program Director, Endocrinology Fellowship

Clinical Rotations

  • Endocrine Consult Service at Temple University Hospital (Main Campus)
  • Endocrine Consult Service at Temple University Hospital – Jeanes Campus
  • 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 Campus outpatient clinics
    • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (Pedatric 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
  • Twice monthly small group seminars

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.

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