UW Endocrinology and Diabetes Clinical Fellowship
To be a nationally recognized and fully accredited ACGME training program for internal medicine graduates passionate about endocrinology and metabolism.
- Train the next generation of leaders in endocrinology and metabolism for careers in academics or community practice.
- Establish a learning environment that supports diversity, equity and inclusion.
- Provide trainees the opportunity to explore the different areas of endocrinology and personalize training to develop their clinical interests.
- Encourage trainees to improve the delivery of health care through scholarly projects in basic research, clinical research, quality improvement projects and/or medical education.
- Help trainees to achieve their personal goals through education and mentoring in a supportive environment with faculty who are invested in the success of all our trainees.
- Our trainees rotate across multiple clinic sites with diverse patient populations, providing experience managing a wide variety of endocrine disorders.
- Inpatient rotations take place in world renowned academic medical centers and provide experience managing a wide range of endocrine complications of surgeries and malignancies.
- Elective rotations provide experience with evaluation of many outpatient endocrine disorders, including bone, pituitary, PCOS, thyroid nodules, thyroid cancer and inpatient glycemic management.
- We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds and training experiences to apply to our program.
- Our patient population encompasses patients from all socioeconomic strata and those from diverse backgrounds, encouraging trainees to address and work to reduce bias in the healthcare system.
- Our program provides opportunities for clinical research projects based on trainee’s interests.
- Fellows receive support for completing clinical research or quality improvement projects during training to expand medical knowledge and improve the health care system.
- Fellows are encouraged and provided support to attend national conferences annually.
- We have developed a schedule which includes a balance of clinical work, self-directed learning, reduced travel and scholarly time to avoid physician burn-out.
- All fellows are assigned a faculty mentor during training to assist with navigating transitions throughout training.
- Our faculty are committed and invested to the long-term wellness and success of all our trainees.