Endocrinology

Endocrinology is a branch of medicine dealing with disorders of the endocrine system (glands and hormones) and metabolism.

The Division of Endocrinology at St. Paul's Hospital provides consulting services to the hospital and is also involved in a number of specialized, multidisciplinary outpatient clinics, including the Diabetes Clinic, the Lipid Clinic, and the recently established Thyroid Clinic.

Contact Information
PHC Division of Endocrinology
Room 472 Comox Bldg, 1081 Burrard Street
Vancouver, B.C., V6Z 1Y6
Telephone: 604-806-9606
Email: aallen@providencehealth.bc.ca 

Head
Dr. Marshall Dahl, Division Head & Clinical Professor

Members
Dr. Ehud Ur, Professor
Dr. Gordon Francis, Professor 
Dr. Marshall Dahl, Clinical Professor and Head
Dr. Sabrina Gill, Clinical Professor
Dr. David Kendler, Clinical Professor
Dr. Richard Bebb, Clinical Associate Professor
Dr. Mohammed Almehthel, Clinical Assistant Professor
Dr. Stuart Kreisman, Clinical Assistant Professor
Dr. Michelle Johnson, Clinical Assistant Professor
Dr. Jessica MacKenzie-Feder, Clinical Assistant Professor
Dr. Monika Pawlowska, Clinical Assistant Professor
Dr. Adam White, Clinical Assistant Professor 
Dr. Greg Bondy, Associate Member

Teaching

The clinical services at St. Paul's Hospital provide a venue for teaching medical students, residents and postgraduate Fellows. The division members are actively involved in the undergraduate curriculum, teaching in the Endocrinology and Metabolism Block, and problem-based sessions and lectures for 2nd Year students, and providing clinical instruction in outpatient clinics, and inpatient hospital management for 3rd and 4th years students as well as postgraduate core internal medicine residents and Fellows. The resident rotations are 3 weeks to 2 months in length and Residents are exposed to a wide of range of subspecialty clinics and in-hospital consultation. 

In addition, the division provides an increasing number of educational activities to community physicians. We run annual courses such as the Diabetes Directors Symposium and BC Endocrine Days as well as participating in departmental courses such as the Annual Reviews of Internal Medicine. Division members continue to provide a large number of invited lectures to health care professionals across the province and both nationally and internationally. 

Research

The division is active in a number of areas of clinical research, including diabetes, neuroendocrinology, pituitary health, cystic fibrosis and diabetes, lipids (basic and clinical research), obesity, male reproductive health, thyroid disease, women's health, and osteoporosis. 

For more information on Endocrinology, please explore this useful website: www.diabetes.ca