D.M. (Endocrinology)

Doctor of Medicine in Endocrinology

Duration: 2 Years
Level: Doctorate
Type: Degree
Eligibility: Post Graduation

D.M. Endocrinology or Doctor of Medicine in Endocrinology is a Doctorate level course. Endocrinology is a branch of biology and medicine dealing with the endocrine system, its diseases, and its specific secretions called hormones, the integration of developmental events such as proliferation, growth, and differentiation and the coordination of metabolism, respiration, excretion, movement, reproduction, and sensory perception depend on chemical cues, substances synthesized and secreted by specialized cells. The duration of the course two years and it is career orienting in nature that opens many jobs for them.

D.M. Endocrinology Eligibility

  • A candidate must possess M.D. in Medicine or Paediatrics of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences or any other University or an equivalent qualification recognized by the MCI for this purpose.

D.M. Endocrinology Syllabus

The following are study related subjects:-

Sr. No.

Subjects of Study

1

Diabetes Mellitus

2

Thyroid

3

Neuroendocrinology and Pituitary Disease

4

Growth and Maturation

5

Adrenal Gland and Adrenal Hormones

6

Reproductive Endocrinology and Sexual Function in both males and females

7

Parathyroid Gland, Calcitropic Hormone and Bone Metabolism

8

Obesity, Anorexia and Nutrition

9

Endocrinology of Pregnancy

10

Endocrine Tumor Syndromes

11

Endocrine changes in critically in Patient

12

Cardiovascular Endocrinology

13

Immunology and Endocrinology

14

Clinical epidemiology relevant to endocrinology

15

Endocrine involvement in other medical disorders and management of the relevant disorders

16

Relevant theoretical aspects of Surgical endocrine procedures

17

Relevant Radiological and nuclear medicine aspects: reading imaging modalities like USG, CT, MRI, nuclear medicine scans, DXA scans etc as applied to endocrine disorders

18

Basic sciences including anatomy, physiology, laboratory methods and molecular biology as applied to endocrinology

19

Hormone assay procedures

20

Record keeping (case)

21

Computer databases for dealing with endocrine disorders

22

Clinical, laboratory & basic Research including statistical methods

23

Medical Nutrition Therapy (Student should be able to assess the diet of a patient and give proper advice)

24

Medical audit

25

Extramural training rotation should be encouraged

 

D.M. Endocrinology Colleges

D.M. Endocrinology Course Suitability

  • The course is suitable for those who have skills like decision-making, clinical diagnosis, investigations, planning, interpreting and executing endocrine testing and management of Endocrine problems.
  • They should have the ability to carry out scientific research, review and present research findings.
  • It helps those who want to become teacher/ lecturer should have the ability to teach undergraduate & postgraduate students in the subject.

How is D.M. Endocrinology Course Beneficial?

  • After completing the course they can join hospitals; here they are responsible for and specialized in caring for the endocrine glands and the hormones secreted by them.
  • This is a very involved specialty of medicine and therefore requires a great attention to detail as well as a strong understanding of this pivotal part of the body.
  • They can run their own practice; these specialized doctors are also responsible for all business functions within it as well.

 D.M. Endocrinology Job Types

  • Assist. Product Manager - Infectious Diseases Endocrinology Gastroentology
  • Consultant - Endocrinology
  • Assistant Professors - Endocrinology
  • Medical Transcriptionist
  • Scientific Sales Executive
  • Medical Officer
  • Professor - Endocrinology
  • Drug Regulatory Director
  • Clinical Leader
  • Medical Coding Trainee
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