Caroline Schulmeister, M.D. for UC Davis Health

Caroline Schulmeister, M.D.

Assistant Professor Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes

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Pediatric Endocrinology



Locations and Contact

UC Davis Children's Hospital

UC Davis Children's Hospital
2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Glassrock Building

Glassrock Building
2521 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Additional Numbers

Clinic Phone


Clinic Phone


Physician Referrals

800-UCD-4-KIDS (800-823-4543)

Philosophy of Care

I value compassion when providing care to my patients. I use shared decision making to incorporate family and patients' needs and values into individualized treatment plans. Working at an academic institution among colleagues who use evidence based medicine enables me to provide high quality care.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Schulmeiser is a pediatric endocrinologist providing care to children with a wide variety of endocrine conditions, including thyroid, adrenal, puberty, and growth disorders, as well as those with diabetes. She has a special clinical interest in caring for transgender/gender-diverse youth and those with disorders of sexual differentiation.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Schulmeister's research focuses on evaluating and improving healthcare delivery systems to better care for underserved populations.


Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Children's Hospital

Undergraduate School

B.A., Yale University, New Haven CT 2008

Medical School

M.D., Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover NH 2015


Pediatrics, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon NH 2015-2016


Pediatrics, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon NH 2016-2018


Pediatric Endocrinology, UC San Francisco, San Francisco CA 2018-2021

ISPAD-JDRF Research Fellowship, 2020

Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center Pediatric Residency Research Award, 2018

Linda von Reyn Scholarship for The Dartmouth Institute Certificate in the Fundamentals of Value-Based Health Care, 2017

Schulmeister C, Millington K, Kaufman M, Finlayson C, Kennedy JO, Garofalo R, Chan YM, Rosenthal SM. Growth in Transgender/Gender-Diverse Youth in the First Year of Treatment With Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Agonists. J Adolesc Health. 2022 Jan;70(1):108-113. doi:10.1016/j.jadohealth.2021.06.022. Epub 2021 Jul 24. PMID:34315674.

Millington K, Schulmeister C, Finlayson C, Grabert R, Olson-Kennedy J, Garofalo R, Rosenthal SM, Chan YM. Physiological and Metabolic Characteristics of a Cohort of Transgender and Gender-Diverse Youth in the United States. J Adolesc Health. 2020 Sep;67(3):376-383. doi:10.1016/j.jadohealth.2020.03.028. Epub 2020 May 14. PMID:32417098.