Metabolic Medicine Center at Atlantic Health/Morristown Medical Center

The Metabolic Medicine Center at Atlantic Health/ Morristown Medical Center offers a two-year Fellowship in Metabolic Medicine for physicians who have completed medical training and are board-eligible or board-certified in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine.
Fellowship Director:
Michael M. Rothkopf, MD, FACP, FACN
Metabolic Medicine Center
435 South Street, Suite 330
Morristown, NJ 07960
Phone: 205-996-5243
Fax: 205-996-2072
E-mail: michael.rothkopf@atlantichealth.org

Program Website:  

Specialty: Internal Medicine or Family Medicine

Subspecialty: Metabolic Medicine

Primary Focus: Adult Nutrition Support/ Adult Obesity and Bariatric Surgery

# of Positions: Variable, depending on funding

Duration: 24 months

Eligibility Requirements: Internal Medicine, Family Practice
Currently recruiting: Yes

# Fellows being recruited: Variable, depending on funding

Positions obtained by fellows in last 10 years 
Academic: 0
Private: 3
Industry: 0
Other (Specify): 

Certification exams taken by fellows 
NBPNS: 0
NBNSC: 0
ACN: 1
Other (specify): 

Background of fellows before entering program 
Internal Medicine: 3
Family Medicine: 

 

GI (adult/peds): 

 

Endocrinology: 

 

Nephrology: 

 

Cardiology: 

 

Critical Care Medicine: 

 

Preventive Medicine: 

 

Other (specify):  

Faculty  
# Directors: 1
Director Fellowship Trained: Yes
Director time (%): 100
Additional MD Faculty: 2
Time (%): 25%
Other Faculty (RDs): 3
Time (%): 25 %

Fellow Funding Source:
Extramural: 25%
Hospital: 75%
Practice:   

 

Department:  

 

Other:

# of Educational Conferences per Month:  
Clinical: 4
Clinical Nutrition: 4
Fellows expected: 

 

Basic:  

 

Basic Nutrition:  

 

Fellows expected:  
Journal: 1
Journal Nutrition: 1
Fellows expected:
Research: 4
Research Nutrition: 4
Fellows expected: 
Lab: 

 

Lab Nutrition: 

 

Fellows expected: 

Fellow Time Allocation (%) 
Yr 1
Didactic: 10
Clinical: 65
Research: 20
Teaching: 5

Yr 2
Didactic: 10
Clinical: 60
Research: 25
Teaching: 5

Program Content Taught Through (%): 
Self: 40
Supervised Clinical: 25
Lecture/Academic: 20
Lecture/Non-academic: 5
Clinical Conference: 0
Research Seminar: 5
Journal: 5
Other: 

Courses 
Biochemistry: 1
Clinical Nutrition: 1
Biostatistics: 

 

Other: 

% Fellowship Devoted to Nutrition: 100%

% Fellowship Devoted to Nutrition Support: 30%