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Endocrinologist

Education and Training Required


4 years in a medical school Spending three or four years in an internship and residency program 10 years of training to be an endocrinologist. Skills researching and teaching

Responsibilities and daily activities


Diagnose and treat hormone problems: diabetes, thyroid diseases, etc. Develop new treatments for endocrine-related diseases Research on human glands

Salary Range
$79,000 to $176,000 per year Supervisors and educators tend to earn more

Documentation of sources
1. What is an Endocrinologist? [Internet]. The Hormone Foundation; [accessed 2012 February 9]. Available from: http://www.hormone.org/Public/endocrinologist.cfm 2. Endocrinologist [Internet]. CollegeCrunch.org; [accessed 2012 February 9]. Available from: http://www.collegecrunch.org/careers/medicalprofessions/endocrinologist/