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Internal Medicine - Endocrinology and Metabolism
Physicians who specialize in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism deal with the diagnosis and treatment of the hormone-producing glandular and metabolic systems. There are three categories: clinical endocrinology, pediatric endocrinology, and reproductive physiology.
- Number of physicians in specialty - Small, less than 5,000
- Competitiveness of Fellowship - Low
- Length of training - two years after initial 3 year residency in internal medicine or pediatrics
Values & Personality Traits of Physicians in Internal Medicine - Endocrinology and Metabolism
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- Taking care of people
- Working with my mind
- Feedback from others
- Good income
- Sufficient time off
- Working with my hands
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The Endocrine Society
Founded in 1916, The Endocrine Society is the world's oldest, largest, and most active organization devoted to research on hormones and the clinical practice of endocrinology....
American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists is a professional community of physicians specializing in endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism committed to enhancing the ability of its members to provide the highest quality of patient care....
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