The Joslin Diabetes Center, affiliated with Harvard Medical School and located in Boston, is the preeminent diabetes center in the world; a one-of-a-kind institution on the front lines of the diabetes epidemic. Joslin has revolutionized the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diabetes worldwide.
Joslin is seeking a Clinical Endocrinologist to join its group of physicians, participating in clinical care and teaching. Must be Board Certified in Internal Medicine and BC/BE in Endocrinology. Exposure to the greatest minds in diabetes, collaborative team approach, unique clinical care model all with ideal work/life balance. Opportunity for academic appointment at HMS.
A Joslin Clinic Adult Diabetes Physician treats patients with diabetes of all types with special emphasis on current techniques for management of Type I and Type II diabetes. Also recognizes and treats, or refers for treatment, complications of diabetes. Manages general medical problems that may arise in his/her diabetic patients. Works in a collegial fashion with diabetes educators, including nurses and dietitians. Functions as a member of the medical staff of the hospital(s) where he/she practices. Interacts with the Clinic Administrator in a positive and constructive fashion.
Treats patients with diabetes.
- Evaluates and diagnoses types of diabetes.
- Chooses appropriate therapy.
- Actively refers patients for diabetes education, eye, and foot care, etc., per ADA Recommendations.
- Recognizes complications of diabetes.
- Chooses treatment to avoid and minimize complications.
- Provides ongoing management assistance.
Treats general medical problems.
- Evaluates general health status.
- Diagnoses diseases besides diabetes.
- Provides general medical therapy.
- Refers patients when additional expertise is needed.
Works in a collegial fashion with other diabetes health professionals.
- Provides management plan for diabetes treatment.
- Uses consultative advice as to meal plan.
- Uses consultative advice from nurse educator.
- Effects management plan in a cooperative manner and shares responsibility with allied health professionals.
Interacts with the medical staff.
- Fulfills obligations specified by hospital and Center Bylaws.
- Functions on committees as needed.
- Attends and participates in conferences.
- Deals in a collegial fashion with other Center and hospital community physicians.
Interacts with the House staff.
- Satisfies departmental teaching obligations.
- Participates in conference with House staff.
- Discusses patients and cases of interest with the House staff.
- Communicates about inpatient management.
Interacts with the Administrative Staff.
- Deals effectively with the Medical Director.
- Works constructively with the Center Administrator and other Administrative Personnel.
- Works with the Affiliated Center Program Managers to insure quality of affiliated operation.
Participates in referral development activities.
- Presents lectures and promotes the program to physicians, hospital staff and potential referral sources.
- Participates in Joslin community activities (e.g. lectures, health fairs, radio programs).
- M.D. degree from an accredited school
- Residency in internal medicine
- Fellowship in endocrinology and metabolism
- Certification and licensure in Massachusetts
- Board certified in internal medicine
- Board certified in endocrinology/metabolism (or eligible for Board certification with certification expected,) or, if hired before board certification subspecialty availability has five years’ experience in the treatment of diabetes and its complications.