Fellowship Director :

Caroline M. Apovian, M.D.

Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Nutrition

Department of Medicine

Boston University Medical Center

88 East Newton Street

Boston, MA 02118

Phone: 617-638-8556

Fax: 617-638-8599

Email: [email protected]  


 

Specialty : Internal Medicine

Subspecialty : Nutrition

Primary Focus : Endocrinology/Nutrition

# of Positions :

1st Yr: 1

2nd Yr: 1

3rd Yr: 1

Duration : 24-36 months

Eligibility Requirements : Internal Medicine; U.S. citizen or permanent resident

 

 

Currently recruiting : Yes, for 2009

# Fellows being recruited : 1 per year

Positions obtained by fellows in last 10 years
Academic : 2
Private :
Industry :
Other (Specify) :

Certification exams taken by fellows
ABPNS : 1
ASPEN :
ACN :
Other (specify) :

Background of fellows before entering program
Internal Medicine or Pediatrics :
Family Medicine :
GI (adult/peds) :
Endocrinology :
Nephrology :
Cardiology :
Critical Care Medicine :
Preventive Medicine :
Other (specify) :

 

 

Faculty  

# Directors : 1

Director Fellowship Trained : yes

Director time (%) : 100

Additional Faculty : 2

Time (%) : 100

Other Faculty (#) : 15

Time (%) : (endocrinology and research)

 

 

Fellow Funding Source (%) :

Extramural : Nutrition grants for 3rd year

Hospital : 100

Practice :

Department :

Other :

 

 

# of Educational Conferences per Month :

Clinical : 4

Clinical Nutrition : 1

Fellows expected : 5

 

Basic : 2

Basic Nutrition :

Fellows expected :

 

Journal : 4

Journal Nutrition : 1

Fellows expected : 5

 

Research : 2

Research Nutrition :
Fellows expected :

 

Lab : 1

Lab Nutrition :

Fellows expected :



Fellow Time Allocation (%)
Yr 1

Didactic :
Clinical : 100
Research :
Teaching :
Yr 2
Didactic :
Clinical : 75
Research : 25
Teaching :
Yr 3
Didactic :
Clinical : 25
Research : 75
Teaching : (within clinical)

% Program Content Taught Through:
Self : 10
Supervised Clinical : 60
Lecture/Academic : 0
Lecture/Non-academic : 10
Clinical Conference : 10
Research Seminar : 5
Journal : 5
Other :

Courses
Biochemistry : 1
Clinical Nutrition : 1
Biostatistics : 1
Other :

% Fellowship Devoted to Nutrition : 40-59%

% Fellowship Devoted to Nutrition Support : 20-39%