The specialty of Endocrinology is broadly defined as the science of circulating and locally acting hormones, the glandular system which produces them, and their roles in health and disease. The specialty of clinical endocrinology encompasses the diagnosis and management of disorders of the endocrine system. Endocrinologists provide treatment, diagnostic and laboratory analysis and conduct basic and applied research in a wide range of hormonal and metabolic conditions. These include diabetes and its complications, thyroid, pituitary, and adrenal disease, gonadal disorders and infertility, neuroendocrine conditions, benign and malignant glandular tumors, disorders of growth, genetic and congenital glandular dysfunction, lipid and nutritional abnormalities, menopausal disorders, osteoporosis, and metabolic bone disease.
- To develop a training module that ensures the Board Certification of physicians as Endocrinologists who have the necessary commitment and expertise in consistently achieving superior clinical outcomes in a responsive and patient-focused manner.
- To ensure that patients, physicians, healthcare providers, insurers, and training organizations look for Board Certification in Endocrinology as the best measure of the physician’s knowledge, experience, and skills to provide quality healthcare within the specialty of Endocrinology.
- The Board of Study in Medicine through the Spatiality Board in Endocrinology is responsible for setting the standards for the quality practice of Endocrinology in Sri Lanka.
The candidates who enters the above specialty training programme should have qualified the PGIM M.D. (General Medicine) Part II examination.
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