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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.

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.