Endocrinology and Nutrition

The specialisation of endocrinology and nutrition includes the study and treatment of disorders of the endocrine glands, the metabolism and all aspects related to nutritional condition.

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Endocrinology and nutrition training itinerary

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This includes basic clinical knowledge of diagnostic techniques, dietary and therapeutic measures and all aspects of preventative medicine related to these fields. Other specialist departments are also involved in the Endocrinology and Nutrition Teaching Unit, such as Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Nephrology, Neurology, Paediatrics, Nuclear Medicine, and the Nutritional Support Unit and the Accident and Emergency Department.

Why specialise at Vall d’Hebron?

  • Because we are a tertiary hospital with outstanding departments. The number of patients who pass through the centre offers great potential for learning and gaining of experience.
  • Because we cover most specialisations and you will have the opportunity to see complex conditions and to use cutting-edge diagnostic techniques and treatments.
  • Because our training programme can adapt to the initiative and vocation of each resident, with more emphasis on patient-contact or research according to their needs.

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