Clinical Training | Developmental-Behavioral Pediatric Fellowship | Academic Programs | Department of Pediatrics | UC Davis Health

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatric Fellowship

Clinical Training

The majority of clinical rotations for developmental-behavioral pediatric fellows will be at the MIND Institute at our multidisciplinary clinics, including:

  • Baby Steps (NICU Follow-up) Clinic
  • Child Development/Autism Diagnostic Clinic
  • Feeding Recovery Clinic
  • Fragile X Clinic
  • 22q Healthy Minds Clinic
  • CIRCLE (Comprehensive Integration of Resilience into Child Life Experiences) Clinic
  • Foster Care Clinic
  • Transition to Adulthood Clinic

Fellows also have telehealth opportunities, including the ECHO Autism Program. We also work closely with other centers and divisions, such as:

More About the Program

The ACGME-accredited, three-year Developmental-Behavioral Pediatric Fellowship is funded by the Maternal Child Health Bureau (MCHB) and a participating site in DBPNet research network. First accredited by the ACGME in 2003, our training program is designed to fulfill the training requirements of the American Board of Pediatrics.


To enhance the overall health and resiliency of children, adolescents and their families by training leaders in developmental behavioral pediatrics.

Program Aims

  • Graduates will understand the developmental, behavioral and psychosocial needs of children and families on an individual as well as public policy level.
  • Graduates will be skilled in collaborating across disciplines and systems of care at local, regional and national levels to provide and promote evidence-based, family centered, culturally competent and compassionate care.
  • Graduates will contribute to advancing knowledge in the prevention and treatment of developmental behavioral disorders through research and teaching.

Get in touch with us

For more information or questions, please contact:

Program Coordinator

Kathleen Angkustsiri, M.D., M.A.S.
Director, Fellowship Training Program

Roger “Scott” Akins, D.O.
Division Chief, Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Associate Director, Fellowship Training Program