Didactic Lecture Series 2012-13

Didactic Lecture Series 2012-13

Fellows' Didactic Lecture and Journal Club

Aurbach Building - 450 Ray C. Hunt Drive - Fontaine
1st floor conference room, 2:00-3:00 pm unless otherwise specified
Date Speaker Topic


Upper level fellows

Survival in the pituitary clinic: primer on outpatient pituitary evaluation including tutorial on imaging / PACS; how to handle common problems encountered on the consult service; expectations (e.g., lab follow-up procedures) for both continuity clinic and attending-specific clinics
7/3/2012 (1200 h) McCall / Barrett Diabetes primer part 1: basics of BG interpretation (pattern management), inpatient insulin administration (types [incl. U500], kinetics, doses, frequency, etc.), use of insulin infusion (indications, transition to SC, etc.), management of inpatient hypoglycemia
7/3/2012 (1300 h) McCall / Barrett Diabetes primer part 2: insulin management in the setting of steroids, TPN, and tube feeds; peripartum insulin management; perioperative insulin management; phone management of hyper- / hypoglycemia, mild DKA, sick day management, indications for referral to ED; acute change in vision; survival skills for insulin pump, including pump failure
7/10/2012 (1200 h) Vance Post-op pituitary management: including evaluation/treatment of AI and DI, how to handle preop/postop medications, etc.
7/10/2012 (1300 h) Carey

Adrenal primer: acute / severe adrenal insufficiency, pheochromocytoma, postop management of adrenal surgery

7/17/2012 (1200 h) Dalkin

Severe / acute hypo- / hypercalcemia

7/17/2012 McCartney Thyroid primer: thyroid storm; myxedema coma; thyroid / non-thyroid surgery in setting of hypo- / hyperthyroidism; nonthyroidal illness issues; thyroid hormone issues after thyroid surgery (T4 replacement, next steps for thyroid cancer patients)
7/24/2012 (1200 h) Nunemaker & Keller Normal pancreatic islets (insulin, glucagon, somatostatin, etc.); basic biochemistry of metabolism
7/24/2012 McCall Pharmacology of diabetes (including metformin, sulfonylureas, insulin, thiazolinedines, drugs related to GLP-1 / amylin, etc.)
7/31/2012 (1200 h) Carey Normal hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis, renin-angiotensin-aldosterone axis, and adrenergic system
7/31/2012 Carey

Resistant / secondary HTN; hypertensive urgency / emergency; hyperaldosteronism

8/7/2012 (1200 h) McCartney Normal hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis
8/7/2012 McCartney

Hypo- / hyperthyroidism (including unusual TFTs)

8/14/2012 (1200 h) McCartney Normal hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis (male and female)
8/14/2012 Evans Menstrual dysfunction / amenorrhea
8/21/2012 (1200 h) Brown Normal calcium/bone homeostasis (includes PTH, vitamin D, bone turnover / remodeling, phosphorus handling)
8/21/2012 Brown Osteoporosis (including fracture risk assessment, including DEXA, FRAX, and bone turnover markers)
8/28/2012 (1200 h) Rogol Growth: normal and abnormal
8/28/2012 Thorner / Li Obesity / bariatric surgery / eating disorders (anorexia, bulemia)
9/4/2012 (1200 h) Kirk Diabetes in pregnancy
9/4/2012 Collins Basic endocrinology of pregnancy
9/11/2012 Shupnik / Keller

Basic concepts of endocrinology, including receptor signaling and different hormone classes; hormone assays

9/18/2012 McDuffie / Nunemaker / Keller Grant Writing (NRSAs)
9/25/2012 Barrett DKA and nonketotic hyperosmolar hyperglycemic syndrome
10/2/2012 Siragy Hypo- / hypernatremia, SIADH, DI
10/9/2012 Thorner Acromegaly / GH deficiency
10/16/2012 Subaran Journal Club - Razvi S, Weaver JU, Butler TJ, Pearce SH. Levothyroxine Treatment of Subclinical Hypothyroidism, Fatal and Nonfatal Cardiovascular Events, and Mortality. Arch Intern Med. 2012 Apr 23. [Epub ahead of print]
10/23/2012 McCartney Thyroid nodule management, including imaging issues (ultrasound, radioiodine scanning)
11/6/2012 McCartney

PCOS / hyperandrogenism

11/13/2012 McCall Hypoglycemia
11/20/2012 Hong Journal Club - Wu et al, “Metformin for Treatment of Antipsychotic-Induced Amenorrhea and Weight Gain in Women With First-Episode Schizophrenia: A Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Study,” Am J Psychiatry 2012;169:813
11/27/2012 Carey Hormonal regulation of cardiovascular system
12/4/2012 Siragy Pheochromocytoma
12/11/2012 Keller How to prepare a presentation/write an abstract and paper
12/18/2012 Bhabhra Journal Club - Vinik et al, "Effect of Bromocriptine-QR on glycemic control in subjects with uncontrolled hyperglycemia on one or two oral antidiabetic agents," Endocr Pract. 2012 Nov 27 [Epub ahead of print]
12/25/2012 --- Holiday
1/1/2013 --- Holiday
1/8/2013 (1200 h) Barrett The Role of Vascular Insulin Resistance in Metabolic Insulin Resistance
1/8/2013 Gundu Rao Journal Club - Traisk et al, “Thyroid-Associated Ophthalmopathy after Treatment for Graves’ Hyperthyroidism with Antithyroid Drugs or Iodine-131,” J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2009;94:3700
1/15/2013 Vance Cushing's Syndrome
1/22/2013 (1200 h) Dalkin

Vitamin D deficiency, osteomalacia, rickets, secondary hyperparathyroidism (including evaluation of normocalcemic hyperparathyroidism)

1/22/2013 Huang Journal Club - Alexander et al, “Preoperative Diagnosis of Benign Thyroid Nodules with Indeterminate Cytology,” N Engl J Med 2012;367;8
1/29/2013 Santen Normal and premature menopause, HRT (including management issues for Turner syndrome)
2/5/2013 McCall Insulin pump therapy + GCMS
2/12/2013 Siragy Adrenal incidentaloma; adrenal cancer
2/19/2013 Gherghe
Journal Club - Roush et al, "Chlorthalidone Compared With Hydrochlorothiazide in Reducing Cardiovascular Events: Systematic Review and Network Meta-Analyses," Hypertension 2012;59:1110
2/26/2013 Marshall Hyperprolactinemia / prolactinoma
3/5/2013 Santen Effects of nonthyroidal illness on thyroid function (including real and assay-related alterations)
3/12/2013 Burt Solorzano

Reproductive development and growth (primarily normal / abnormal puberty, but also a brief description of normal / abnormal sexual differentiation)

3/19/2013 Rembold Preventative lipid treatment
3/26/2013 Brown Hyperparathyroidism (with hypercalcemia -- primary, tertiary) and hypoparathyroidism (esp. long-term management)
4/2/2013 Topchyan Journal Club - Hermayer et al, "A Randomized Controlled Trial to Evaluate the Effect of Glycemic Control on Renal Transplantation Outcomes." J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2012; 97: 4399-4406
4/9/2013 Siragy Adrenal insufficiency: including primary, secondary/tertiary, methods of steroid withdrawal
4/16/2013 A. Anderson
Journal Club - Pellegriti et al, "Increased Mortality in Patients With Differentiated Thyroid Cancer Associated With Graves’ Disease." J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2013; 98: 1014-1021
4/23/2013 Vance Pituitary radiology / pituitary incidentaloma
4/30/2013 McDuffie / Nunemaker / Keller

Grant Writing (NRSAs and K awards)

5/7/2013 Marshall Male hypogonadism / infertility
5/14/2013 Kleiner Journal Club - Webb et al, "What is the Best Criterion for the Interpretation of Adrenal Vein Sample Results in Patients with Primary Hyperaldosteronism?" Ann Surg Oncol 2012; 19: 1881-1886
5/21/2013 OPEN OPEN
5/28/2013 Dalkin Unusual metabolic bone disease: Paget's disease, pseudohypoparathyroidism, tumor osteomalacia, osteogenesis imperfecta
6/4/2013 Kirby

Insulin resistance syndrome and lipodystrophies (including related to HIV meds); will include endocrine disease in HIV

6/11/2013 Gibert Journal Club - Kamran et al, "Thyroid Nodule Size and Prediction of Cancer." J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2013; 98: 564–570
6/18/2013 --- Endocrine Society Meeting
6/25/2013 --- ADA Meeting