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Clinical Care

Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego  is a destination for pediatric care in California. As the largest children's hospital in the state and the sixth largest in the United States, it is nationally recognized for medical excellence, with rankings in all ten pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report. Our expert physicians, representing over 50 medical and surgical specialties, serve 91 percent of the region's children. Further, as a university affiliated health system, Rady Children's encompasses the clinical, teaching, research, and public service of the prestigious University of California San Diego campus. 

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Altman Translational Research

Innovative Research

Our investigators within the Pediatric Diabetes Research Center (PDRC) perform pioneering research into regenerative and stem cell-based therapies for type 1 diabetes, cutting-edge computational and molecular genetic techniques for assessing diabetes disease risk, biomarker development and investigations of causes of cell death in those with diabetes, and links between maternal metabolism and obesity and diabetes in their children.

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A Multidisciplinary Approach

Our clinical program provides treatment for both common and uncommon endocrine conditions, including care for those who would benefit from complex multidisciplinary evaluation and treatment. We operate several multidisciplinary clinics, including those dedicated to Turner's syndrome, transgender health, and differences in sex development. Regionally, we host a multidisciplinary conference to care for children with thyroid cancer, and nationally, we participate in a collaborative effort for the type 1 diabetes quality improvement in partnership with an organization committed to improving diabetes patient outcomes by reducing barriers and increasing access to technology.

Endocrinology Fellowship Poster Presentation

Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship

The UC San Diego Pediatric Endocrinology Clinical Fellowship Program at Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego (RCHSD) is a three-year program designed to educate and prepare future pediatric endocrinologists. The fellowship program provides trainees with broad clinical exposure to all aspects of pediatric endocrinology and a rich research environment to design and develop research projects. The aim is to allow fellows to develop the necessary skills to pursue and excel in either a clinical or academic career.

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