PedsENDO365 Fellow Initiative 

PedsENDO365 provides pediatric endocrine fellows an opportunity to enhance clinical concepts, skills in clinical decision making, career development, quality improvement, and leadership. These sessions will foster building of a learning community for fellows in an environment of innovation, collaboration, and discovery with guidance from expert faculty facilitators.

The sessions are being held via Zoom and limited to first 30 registrants to allow appropriate engagement and participation for the attendees. Fellows will receive a zoom link for the session by email once registered and any pre-workshop materials one-two weeks prior to the session.

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Next webinar in the PedsENDO365 Fellow Education Series:

Friday, January 14 from 3:00-5:00 PM ET
PART 2: Career Pathways for Pediatric Endocrine Fellows
By end of this activity, participants will be able to:
  • Describe the career pathways available after endocrine fellowship
  • Identify what career pathway/s match your skills, values and interests.
  • Evaluate two possible career paths and next steps needed via networking with professionals at various stages of career in that track (clinician-scientist (basic/clinical), clinician-educator, industry, FDA, private practice)
Key concepts: 1) Viable career paths after fellowship training  2) Importance of identifying what paths match values, skills and interests  3) Role of networking in identifying mentors and job prospects



3:00 - 4:00 PM: Clinical Academic Practice/Clinician Educator/Researcher Track

Track 1 - Clinician Educator

  • Kathleen Timme, MD, M.Ed, Assistant Professor, Pediatric Endocrinology, University of Utah
  • Kanthi Bangalore Krishna, MBBS, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes, Penn State Hershey Medical Center and College of Medicine

 Track 2 - Clinical Academic Practice

  • Seema Kumar, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Director, Pediatric Lipid Clinic and Pediatric Weight Management Program, Chair, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, Program Director, Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship, Department of Pediatrics, Mayo Clinic
  • Todd D. Nebesio, MD, FAAP, Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine

 Track 3 - Researcher:

  • Durga Singer MA, MD, Associate Professor, Valerie Castle Opipari M.D Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan Medical School
  • Gregory P. Forlenza, MD, Associate Professor, Barbara Davis Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine


4:00 - 5:00 PM: Industry, FDA/NIH, HMO/Private Practice

 Track 4 - FDA/NIH

  • Saul Malozowski, MD, PhD, MBA, Senior Advisor for Endocrine Physiology, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
  • Lauren Wood Heickman, MD, Medical Officer, Division of Diabetes, Lipid Disorders and Obesity, Office of New Drugs, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, FDA Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in Pediatric Endocrinology, University of Virginia

 Track 5-  Industry

  • Nerissa C. Kreher, MD, MBA, Chief Medical Officer, Entrada Therapeutics

 Track 6 - HMO/Private Practice

  • Karen Huang MD, Kaiser Permanente, Santa Clara, CA
  • Aristides Maniatis, MD, FAAP, Private Practice Pediatric Endocrinologist, Rocky Mountain Pediatric Endocrinology, PC, Associate Clinical Professor, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
  • Gayathri Devineni, MD, Endocrinologist, EndoHealth Atlanta


  • Anshu Gupta, MD, Virginia Commonwealth University/Children's Hospital of Richmond, VA
  • Sara Divall, MD, University of Washington, Seattle Children's Hospital, WA

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March 11, 2022 / 3:00-5:00 PM ET: Clinical case discussion on lipids.