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Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Fellowship Program-At-A-Glance

The Baystate/Tufts Endocrinology fellowship program is dedicated to providing a well balanced, academic experience to its trainees.  The fellowship includes rotations on both inpatient and outpatient services as well as a large number of well attended conferences ranging from basic science, to pathology, and clinical case conferences.  A high faculty-to-fellow ration ensures a broad experience for our trainees.  The faculty and staff take pride in creating a friendly learning environment.


Fellowship Director: Kamal Clark Shoukri, MD email: kamal.shoukri@baystatehealth.org


Fellowship Coordinator: Debra Tinkham email: Debra.Tinkham@baystatehealth.org


Program Statistics

  • Number of fellows per class: 1  |  Total number of fellows: 2
  • Male/female ratio:  0 : 2  


Department Statistics

  • Number of Faculty: 7 | Full-time: 6 | Part-time: 1
  • Faculty male/female ratio:  5 : 2


Baystate Statistics

  • Number of hospital beds:  716 |  NICU beds: 55
  • Number of residency programs: 10
  • Number of fellowship programs:  20


Fellow Benefits & Facilities

  • Salary -  PG4: $64,600,  PG5: $67,400
  • 4 weeks vacation/year,  free parking
  • Disability/Malpractice/Health/Life Insurance
  • Office for fellows, and a fellows and residents lounge
  • Large on-campus library, access to Tufts on-line library, robust e-medicine resources (Up-to-Date, Ovid, etc.)
  • Yearly stipend to support medical education
  • Participation in week long “Endocrine University” during second year resulting in certification in thyroid ultrasound, bone mineral density interpretation, metabolic laboratory CLIA certification, insulin pump and sensor hands-on instruction, reproductive medicine (ultrasound intervention), and practice management issues.


Curriculum Information

  • Alternating monthly rotations between inpatient and outpatient services for both years
  • Protected research time and introduction to research course
  • Pediatric and reproductive endocrinology rotations
  • Specialty Clinics:  diabetes mellitus, thyroid ultrasound and biopsy, lipids, osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease, pediatric metabolic bone disease, podiatry, and ophthalmology
  • Weekly Conferences: endocrine grand rounds, pathology, clinical case conference, core curriculum conference
  • Monthly Conferences: clinical journal club, research conference
  • Participation in monthly divisional meeting
  • Participation in quarterly fellowship evaluation meeting