Su-Ting Terry Li, M.D., M.P.H.

Associate Vice Chair of Education

Residency Program Director

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Pediatric Hospital Medicine



Locations and Contact

2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Physician Referrals

800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

I believe the best care involves collaborating with the patient, family, and our health care team to provide family-centered, evidence-based care.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Su-Ting Li is a pediatric hospitalist. Her clinical interest is in taking care of sick children in the hospital.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Li's research focuses on improving medical education and care of hospitalized children.


Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Center/Program Affiliation

Center for Healthcare Policy and Research
UC Davis Children's Hospital

Undergraduate School

B.A., UC Berkeley, Berkeley CA 1993

Medical School

M.D., UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles CA 1997

Other School

M.P.H., University of Washington, Seattle WA 2003


Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle WA 1997-1998


Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle WA 1998-2000


General Academic Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle WA 2001-2003

Association of Pediatric Program Directors' Research Award, 2015

American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Hospital Medicine Pediatric Hospital Medicine Research Award, 2007

To view a detailed list of  Dr. Li's publications, please click here.

Reed S, Mink R, Li ST. Utility of Residency Milestones Reported to Fellowship Program Directors: A National Survey of Pediatric Fellowship Program Directors. Academic Pediatrics. 2020;20(5):696-702.

Weiss P, Li ST. Leading Change to Address the Needs and Well-being of Trainees During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Academic Pediatrics. 2020;20(6):735-741.

McBride AL, Li ST, Turner TL, Vinci RJ. Roles, Responsibilities, and Value of a Vice Chair of Education in Academic Pediatric Departments. Journal of Pediatrics. 2020;217:2-6.e1.

Schumacher DJ, West DC, Schwartz A, Li ST, Milstein L, Griego EC, Turner T, Herman BE, Englander R, Hemond J, Hudson V, Newhall L, McNeal Trice K, Baughn J, Guidace E, Famiglietti H, Tolentino J, Gifford K, Carraccio C, for the Association of Pediatric Program Directors Longitudinal Educational Assessment Research Network General Pediatrics Entrustable Professional Activities Study Group. Longitudinal Assessment of Resident Performance Using Entrustable Professional Activities. JAMA Open Network. 2020;3(1):e1919316.

Abramson EL, Naifeh MM, Stevenson MD, Li ST. Scholarly Collaboration, Mentorship, and Friendship: A New Model for Success in Academic Medicine. Academic Pediatrics. 2019;19(8):860-864.

Borman-Shoap E, Li ST, St Clair NE, Rosenbluth G, Pitt S, Pitt MB. Knowing Your Personal Brand: What Academics Can Learn from Marketing 101. Academic Medicine. 2019;94(9):1293-1298.

Zackoff MW, Real FJ, Abramson EL, Li ST, Klein M, Gusic ME. Enhancing educational scholarship through conceptual frameworks: A challenge and roadmap for medical educators. Academic Pediatrics. 2019;19(2):135-141.

Hamline MY, Speier RL, Vu PD, Tancredi DJ, Broman AR, Rasmussen LN, Tullius BP, Shaikh U, Li ST. Hospital-to-home Interventions, Utilization, and Satisfaction: A Meta-Analysis. Pediatrics. 2018;142(5):e201804442.

Li ST, Tancredi DJ, Schwartz A, Guillot A, Burke A, Trimm RF, Guralnick S, Mahan JD, Gifford K, for Association of Pediatric Program Directors (APPD) Longitudinal Educational Assessment Research Network (LEARN) Validity of Resident Self-Assessment Group. Identifying Gaps in the Performance of Pediatric Trainees Who Receive Marginal/Unsatisfactory Ratings. Academic Medicine. 2018;93(1):119-129.

Abramson EL, Paul C, Petershack J, Serwint J, Fischel J, Rocha M, Treitz M, McPhillips H, Lockspeiser T, Hicks P, Tewksbury L, Vasquez M, Tancredi DJ, Li ST. Conducting Quantitative Medical Education Research: From Design to Dissemination. Academic Pediatrics. 2018;18(2):129-139.