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 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
Pediatric Endocrinology Certifying Exam passage rate: 100%
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:
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.
Salaries and benefits
- PGY 4: $73,104.03
- PGY 5: $74,983.71
- PGY 6: $77,302.28
- PGY 7: $79,636.38
- PGY 8: $83,262.40
- PGY 9: $85,342.40
- PGY 10: $87,049.25
Benefits for fellows
- $1,500 Educational stipend per academic year for books, travel and other educational materials
- $2,250 Professional stipend for academic year to present scholarly activity
- Health and dental insurance for trainee and dependents with no premiums
- Hospital-issued iPad
- Free parking
- Moving allowance
- 20 days of vacation
- Paid sick time
- Paid board exam
- Access to clinical and research librarians, statisticians, scientific writers and learning specialists
- Tuition allowance of $5,250 per year
- On-site fitness center and wellness center
Learn more about the curriculum, including didactics, courses and workshops.
Faculty and fellows
Meet the team of fellows and faculty for the Pediatric Endocrinology fellowship.
Learn about the research opportunities and focuses offered during this fellowship.
Apply for the program
The Children's Mercy Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship Program is sponsored by the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. Prospective candidates should apply through the Electronic Residency Application Services (ERAS). Learn more about the application process.
Our Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship team
Joseph Cernich, MD
Toni Zaner, BA