Endocrinology and Diabetes | Mission Statement

The mission of the Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes in the Department of Pediatrics is to provide excellence in patient care, teaching and research in all aspects of pediatric endocrinology, metabolism and diabetology.

Patient Care

  • Provide comprehensive consultative services for all children with disorders related to endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism.
  • Maintain a multidisciplinary team of health care professionals to provide comprehensive care for children and teenagers with general endocrinology disorders and diabetes from the geographic area covered by BJC Healthcare System and Washington University Medical Center.
  • Make available state-of-the-art and innovative treatments to children with disorders related to endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism by maintaining active involvement in clinical trials of new therapies.

Teaching

  • Maintain an ACGME-accredited Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes Training Program to train fellows with the goal of achieving board certification in endocrinology and pursuing an academic career.
  • Provide a core education in pediatric endocrinology, metabolism and diabetes for pediatric residents and medical students.

Research

  • Maintain an environment conducive to performance of both basic science and patient-oriented research.
  • Continue to participate in clinical trials of new and innovative therapies and make these available to our patients, as appropriate.
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