Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship | Academic Programs | Department of Pediatrics | UC Davis Health


Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship

Our ACGME-accredited, three-year fellowship prepares individuals to become leaders in pediatric endocrinology.

Endocrinology fellows in hallway at UC Davis clinic.

Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship

Doctor and female pediatric patient with parent, test blood from finger.

Facilities and Rotations

Our inpatient service benefits from a state-of-the-art UC Davis Medical Center and Children’s Hospital operating in the academic environment of a nationally recognized university. Pediatric endocrinology fellows spend time in the inpatient setting, outpatient clinic, on elective experiences and doing scholarly work.

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Preparing Future Pediatric Endocrinologist

Scholarly work is required and is supported by dedicated faculty from the first months of fellowship. Scholarly work may take the form of traditional research or may involve quality improvement or medical education. There are numerous standing conferences that support and enhance our fellows’ learning.

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Our Current Fellows
  • Samantha Jimenez, M.D.

    Samantha Jimenez, M.D.

    Fellow: 2021-2024
    Medical School: St. George's University
    Residency and Chief Year: Maimaonides Medical Center

  • Stephanie Christensen, M.D.

    Stephanie Christensen, M.D.

    Fellow: 2022-2025
    Medical School: UCLA Geffen School of Medicine
    Residency: Mayo Clinic

  • Shelby Chen, M.D.

    Shelby Chen, M.D.

    Fellow: 2023-2026
    Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School
    Residency: Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center

More About the Program

Our Pediatric Endocrine division, which ranks in the top 50 programs in the U.S. News & World Report survey, draws patients from hundreds of miles throughout Northern California in a culturally rich environment and provides a rich and diverse clinical experience. The division also has a longstanding history of success in clinical research, and our department and the broader UC Davis community offer ample opportunities for collaborative research that expands the scope of opportunity for novel projects and quality improvement.

Our pediatric endocrinology training program is designed to fulfill the training requirements of the American Board of Pediatrics. We strive to prepare fellows to be leaders and scholars in the field of pediatric endocrinology.

Get in Touch With Us

For more information or questions, please contact:

Program Coordinator

Dennis Styne, M.D.
Director, Fellowship Training Program
(916) 734-7098