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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 fellowship highlights are:

  • Being 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

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.

For this fellowship, travel will be reimbursed up to $300 per applicant for round trip coach airfare within the continental United States. If traveling by car and if the travel distance one-way to Children's Mercy is greater than 50 miles from your home address, round-trip gas mileage to your home address will be reimbursed at the current federal government mileage rate up to $300 per applicant. Mileage will be calculated based on the distance between your home address and Children's Mercy Hospital; this data will be derived from an internet mapping program.

A copy of the airline itinerary including ticket price or a completed expense report documenting mileage driven must be submitted to the program coordinator within 15 days from the date of travel to process your reimbursement. Transportation to and from the airport by taxi or shuttle are also reimbursed with a receipt.


Academic Curriculum

Learn more about the curriculum, including didactics, courses, and workshops.


Meet the team of faculty for this fellowship.

How to Apply

Learn how to apply for this fellowship to begin the application process.