Endocrine – SMD 564

Total Contact Hours:

41.5 hours

Course Director:

Thomas Michael Koroscil M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor and Chief, Division of Endocrinology
Department of Internal Medicine

Course Description:

Starting with the physiologic principles that govern the creation, release, and regulation of hormones, this course moves through the common and catastrophic disease states that affect the endocrine organs. Diabetes is given particular emphasis, given its increasing prevalence and morbidity in the US. Small group case discussions highlight diagnostic test interpretation, making a differential diagnosis, and therapeutic intervention options.


Course Learning Goals, Assessment, Practice, Teaching and Learning Activities, and their Integration with the Institutional Educational Objectives:

What does our institution want our graduates to do?

If your students mastered the content of your course, what would they be able to do?
 

What will students need to do for them and others (peers, professors) to know whether they have achieved this specific learning goal?

How will students get the information they need to learn?

1.
Institutional Objectives

2.
Learning Goals

3.
Assessment
Activities (graded)

4.
Practice/Feedback Activities (non-graded)

5.
Teaching and Learning Activities

K1

Identify key anatomical and physiological features of the endocrine system.

Quizzes

Clinical Case Sessions

MCQ Exam

Term 2 Exam

 

Textbook Readings

Notepack

Live Lectures

K1

Given a case vignette of a patient with possible endocrine disease, clarify the pathogenesis, approaches to diagnosis and evidence-based treatment.

Quizzes

Clinical Case Sessions

MCQ Exam

Term 2 Exam

 

Textbook Readings

Notepack

Live Lectures

Live Lectures with Clinical Questions and ARS questions

K1

C2, C3

P1, P2, P3

Accurately interpret laboratory results of patients with possible endocrine disorders & indicate most likely diagnoses based on these results and clinical findings.

Quizzes

Clinical Case Sessions

TBL  IRAT/GRAT

MCQ Exam

Term 2 Exam

Review session with ARS questions

TBL  GAPP

Textbook Readings

Notepack

Live Lectures

Live Lectures with Clinical Questions and ARS questions

K2, K3

C2, C3

P1, P2, P3

Using knowledge of population medicine, identify in case vignettes key issues of risk for endocrine disorders, i.e. diabetes, thyroid, genetic conditions, and integrate this information into diagnosis & treatment approaches.

Quizzes

Clinical Case Sessions

TBL  IRAT/GRAT

MCQ Exam

Term 2 Exam

TBL  GAPP

Textbook Readings

Notepack

Live Lectures

Live Lectures with Clinical Questions and ARS questions

C2, C3

P1, P2, P3

Integrate medical science knowledge to evaluate and solve complex clinical problems through small group discussion with faculty.

Quizzes

Clinical Case Sessions

TBL IRAT/GRAT

MCQ Exam

Term 2 Exam

TBL  GAPP

Textbook Readings

Notepack

Live Lectures

Live Lectures with Clinical Questions and ARS questions

C2, C3

P1, P2, P3

Work effectively in teams to solve problems

TBL IRAT/GRAT

TBL peer feedback at end of Term 2

TBL GAPP