Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship
The Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship is a three-year, ACGME-accredited fellowship program designed to train pediatricians in the clinical care, education, and research of endocrinology and diabetes. Our program is designed maintain a balance between education and service, humanities and science, and personal and professional satisfaction.
Our balanced curriculum will encourage fellows to think broadly while preparing to make educated career choices that best fit their professional and personal goals. Clinical and didactic training is intended to expand knowledge of pediatric endocrine conditions.
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Our diabetes program is one of the largest in the country, serving approximately 1,600 diabetic patients. We have 18 pediatric endocrinologists with broad clinical and research interests. In addition to exposure to the full spectrum of pediatric endocrinology disorders, the fellows participate in the following multidisciplinary clinics:
- Turner Syndrome
- Thyroid nodules
- Disorders of sexual development
- CF-related diabetes
- Bone/calcium disorders
- 22Q deletions
- Endocrine disorders in pediatric cancer survivors
- Pediatric transgender care
Our faculty members are actively involved in education, research, and publication. Our section was recently awarded the Outstanding Teaching Section Award at Children’s Mercy Hospital.
- Our fellowship is one of the largest training programs in the country, currently with seven fellows.
- The program features two large programs involving research on diabetes and gender differences.
- Children’s Mercy hosts the annual Great Plains Endocrinology Symposium.
- Opportunity to work with the only Pediatric Genome Center in the country.
- Formal training course in Continuous Quality and Performance Improvement
- Grant writing course