Endocrinology and Metabolism

Gertrude Costin, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics
Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Director, Endocrine Clinic
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Presentations:

  • Common Endocrine Disorders in Children
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia - Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis Management
  • Disorders of the Adrenal Gland - A Practical Approach
  • Endocrine Emergencies
  • Genital Ambiguity in the Newborn
  • Goals of Management of Insulin-Dependent Diabetes
  • Growth Disorders, Short Stature
  • Growth Hormone Treatment - Transition to Adulthood
  • Growth Problems in Children
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hypothyroidism, Including Neonatal Hypothyroidism
  • Juvenile Onset Diabetes Mellitus: Inpatient and Outpatient Management
  • Precocious Sexual Development
  • Short Stature: When is this an Emergency
  • Thyroid Disorders in Children
  • Turner's Syndrome - Diagnosis and Treatment


Lynda K. Fisher, M.D.
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
Associate Head, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Presentations:

  • Abnormalities of Puberty
  • Bone Disorders in Children
  • Common Endocrine Disorders in Children
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia - Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis Management
  • Diabetes Type II in Childhood
  • Diabetes Update
  • Disorders of the Adrenal Gland - A Practical Approach
  • Endocrine Emergencies
  • Genital Ambiguity in the Newborn
  • Goals of Management of Insulin-Dependent Diabetes
  • Growth Disorders, Short Stature
  • Growth Hormone: Moving to Adulthood
  • Growth Problems in Children
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia - Causes and Management
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hypothyroidism, Including Neonatal Hypothyroidism
  • Juvenile Onset Diabetes Mellitus: Inpatient and Outpatient Management
  • Management of Thyroid Nodules in Children
  • Overview of Pediatric Diabetes
  • Precocious Sexual Development
  • Rickets and Other Calcium Disorders in Children
  • Thyroid Cancer in Childhood
  • Thyroid Disorders in Children
  • Use and Misuse of Growth Hormone


Pisit Pitukcheewanont, M.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Presentations:

  • Bone Disorders in Children
  • Common Endocrine Disorders in Children
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia - Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Cryptorchidism
  • Delayed Puberty in Boys and Girls
  • Diabetes Update
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis Management
  • Disorders of the Adrenal Gland - A Practical Approach
  • Disorders of Carbohydrate Metabolism in Children
  • Endocrine Disorders in Childhood Cancer Survivors
  • Endocrine Emergencies
  • Endocrinopathies After Cancer Treatment
  • Galactorrhea
  • Genital Ambiguity in the Newborn
  • Goals of Management of Insulin-Dependent Diabetes
  • Growth Disorders, Short Stature
  • Growth Problems in Children
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypocalcemia: Diagnosis and Management
  • Hypoglycemia - Causes and Management
  • Hypoparathyroidism/Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hypothyroidism, Including Neonatal Hypothyroidism
  • Juvenile Onset Diabetes Mellitus: Inpatient and Outpatient Management
  • McCune Albright Syndrome
  • Old Endocrine Disorders, New Causes
  • Osteoporosis in Children
  • Overview of Pediatric Diabetes
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome/Hirsutism
  • Post-operative Diabetes Insipidus: Diagnosis/Management/Guidelines
  • Precocious Puberty: True vs. Psuedo
  • Precocious Sexual Development
  • Prolactinouros: Treatment Strategies
  • Radiation-induced Thyroid Tumor
  • Rickets and Other Calcium Disorders in Children
  • Thyroid Carcinoma: Management and Diagnosis
  • Thyroid Disorders in Children
  • Thyroid Nodules
  • Turner's Syndrome
  • Use and Interpretation of Tests in Endocrinology


Francine R. Kaufman, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics
Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
Head, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Presentations:

  • Acquired Thyroid Disease: Hypo, Hyper, Lumps and Bumps
  • Ambiguous Genitalia: Evaluation in the Newborn Period and Long-Term Outcome
  • Bone Disorders in Children
  • Childhood Obesity
  • Clinical Approach to the Adrenals
  • Clinical Endocrine Pearls
  • Common Endocrine Disorders in Children
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia - Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Congenital and Acquired Abnormalities of Thyroid Gland
  • Congenital Hypothyroidism
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis Management
  • Diabetes Advances: Pens, Pump, Pulmonary and Prevention
  • Diabetes Mellitus: As We Approach the Millennium
  • Diabetes Mellitus: What's New in Type 2 Diabetes in Children and Youth
  • Disorders of the Adrenal Gland - A Practical Approach
  • Disorders of Carbohydrate Metabolism in Children
  • Disorders of Puberty: Too Early, Too Late
  • Endocrine Emergencies Involving Glucose: Too High, Too Low
  • Galactosemia - New Aspects for an Old Disorder
  • Genital Ambiguity in the Newborn
  • Glycogen Storage Diseases
  • Goals of Management of Insulin-Dependent Diabetes
  • Growth Disorders
  • Hypoglycemia - Causes and Management
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hypothyroidism, Including Neonatal Hypothyroidism
  • Juvenile Diabetes: Inpatient & Outpatient Treatment
  • Metabolic Bone Disease, Osteoporosis & Rickets
  • Old Endocrine Disorders, New Causes
  • Ovarian Failure and Galactosemia
  • Pediatric Metabolic Bone Diseases: Osteoporosis and Rickets
  • Precocious Sexual Development
  • Rickets and Other Calcium Disorders in Children
  • Sexual Development
  • Short Stature: A Decade After Recombinant Growth Hormone, What We Know & When It Works
  • Type 2 Diabetes in Children & Youth in the 2000's
  • Thyroid Disorders in Children
  • The Use and Abuse of Growth Hormone