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39th Annual UC Davis Diabetes and Endocrinology Symposium
March 8-9, 2013
Sacramento Convention Center, Sacramento, CA
Highlights of the symposium:
• Insulin management cases targeted to the experience of the attendees
• Update on hypertriglyceridemia treatment in diabetic patients
• Advances in weight loss management in insulin resistant states
• Update on how to diagnose and manage iatrogenic adrenal insufficiency
• Update on management of thyroid disease during pregnancy
• Update on medical and surgical management of common pituitary pathologies
• Debate: When and how to treat male hypogonadism
• Update on osteoporosis in men
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism's Newest Members
The Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism would like to welcome and introduce its two newest faculty members, Hasmik Arzumanyan, MD, and Sonal Phatak, MD. Dr. Arzumanyan started with the division in September 2012 and Dr. Phatak started in November 2012.
||Hasmik Arzumanyan, MD is a Board-certified endocrinologist. She completed her internal medicine residency at the Johns Hopkins University/Sinai Hospital and endocrine fellowship at Stanford University. She specializes in general endocrinology, including disorders of pituitary, adrenal gland, parathyroid and metabolic bone disease. She treats whole spectrum of thyroid disorders and performs ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration. She is particularly interested in seeing patients with pituitary diorders and type I diabetic patients requiring insulin pump therapy/ continous glucose monitoring. Dr. Arzumanyan practices in Rancho Cordova and Sacramento.|
Sonal Phatak, MD
Sonal Phatak, MD is a Board-certified endocrinologist. She completed her internal medicine residency at theLoma Linda University and endocrine fellowship at the University of California, San Diego. She practices general endocrinology, including disorders of pituitary, adrenal gland, parathyroid and metabolic bone disease. She treats whole spectrum of thyroid disorders and performs ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration. Dr. Phatak practices in Rocklin and Sacramento.
The Department of Internal Medicine is recruiting for a faculty position in the Division of Endocrinology
University of California, Davis, School of Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
The Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine, seeks to fill a faculty position in the Professor/Professor In Residence (.75/.25) series at the Associate or Full Professor level. Appointees to the Professor/Professor In Residence series are required to conduct independent research demarcated by regular publication and external funding, engage in teaching on a regular and significant basis and participate in University and public service. Additionally, clinical practice in endocrinology, diabetes and/or vascular diseases is required in this position.
Candidates must possess the degree of MD, or MD/PhD, or equivalent, and be board certified in both Internal Medicine and Endocrinology. Candidates must have an established or developing independent research program in the area of diabetes and vascular disease/risk demarcated by significant publications and extramural funding. Candidate will be expected to advance inter-disciplinary collaboration and translational studies and must have demonstrated interpersonal skills to achieve this goal. Experience in or the ability to teach fellows, residents, medical and graduate students is required. Patient care experience in endocrinology, diabetes and/or vascular diseases is required. The ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment is required.
Please share the attached flyer and/or link with friends and colleagues you feel are potential candidates. Thank you very much for your assistance with these recruits. #TR-A150536
For Full Announcement please visit: http://provost.ucdavis.edu/jobs/Jobs.aspx?SchoolID=43 or download the PDF flyer.
We recently said goodbye to one of our Fellows, Dr. Rami Mortada. He accepted a position with the University of Kansas Wichita Endocrinology department. See below for a few photos from his Farewell Dinner.
Video: Farewell dinner.
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