The mission of the Section of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetology is to promote the health of children with endocrine disorders, to advance knowledge through research and other scholarly activities, and to provide cutting edge clinical services, child advocacy and medical education.
The Section of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetology is dedicated to the goal of biomedical education through instruction of medical, graduate, and post-doctoral level students as well as residents and fellows.
The Section of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetology is committed to performing important clinical and basic laboratory research. State-of-the-art research projects are ongoing in the areas of diabetes, bone disorders, reproductive endocrinology and molecular endocrinology.
The Section of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetology provides comprehensive services for infants, children and adolescents with dysfunction of the endocrine glands. It also offers extensive, multi-disciplinary educational services for newly diagnosed patients and parents requiring specialized instruction. Family education, empowerment, and psychosocial support are emphasized. All of the Section's clinical faculty are Board Certified in Pediatrics. They are also Board Eligible or Board Certified in Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetology.