Program structure

1st year:

-Mainly clinical responsibilities with 1 month provided to initiate a research project.
-Clinical responsibilities include a balance of:
  • Inpatient service
  • Outpatient-based care: endocrinology, diabetes and dynamic endocrine testing in clinics at Emory Children’s Center.
2nd-3rd year:

-Mainly research responsibilities with some clinical responsibilities.
-Research can be:
  • Clinical, translational, or basic science
  • based in the Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, at another Emory University Department or at an outside institution.
-Clinical responsibilities include:
  • 4-6 weeks of inpatient service
  • Outpatient continuity clinics (endocrinology and diabetes) at Emory Children’s Center
  • Satellite clinics in various places within driving distance from Atlanta (see below).
Satellite clinics and clinics of special interest:

Upper level fellows, will participate in Pediatric Endocrinology satellite clinics outside of the city of Atlanta once a month. This experience strengthens the knowledge of routine endocrinological care, outside of a tertiary care center, and is valued as a good preparation for private practice by all fellows.

In addition, during 2nd and 3rd year, fellows will be immersed in subspecialty clinics. These clinics, provide a unique patient population with intriguing and fascinating pathology, and teach our fellows specialized management in their respective fields:
  • Bone Pathology Clinic
  • Thyroid Cancer Clinic
  • Brain Tumor Clinic
  • Cancer Survivorship Clinic
  • DiGeorge Clinic
  • Dyslipidemia Clinic
  • Turner Syndrome Clinic
  • Adolescent Diabetes Transition Clinic
Optional participation for our fellows is available at:
  • Adult Endocrinology Clinics
  • Female Reproductive Endocrinology Clinic
These clinics, provide a unique patient population with intriguing and fascinating pathology, and teach our fellows specialized management in their respective fields.