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Innovative endocrinology care

Molly Tanenbaum, MD, endocrinologist at Stanford Children's Health - Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford

Molly L. Tanenbaum, PhD, receives prestigious National Institutes of Health K23 award

The K23 award is a career development award that provides individuals who have a clinical doctoral degree with an intensive, supervised, patient-oriented research experience. We are pleased to announce that Molly L. Tanenbaum has received this prestigious 5-year grant for ONBOARD: Overcoming Barriers & Obstacles to Adopting Diabetes Devices.

Stanford Children's Bone Health Clinic

The Stanford Children’s Pediatric Bone Health Clinic brings together experts in endocrinology, orthopedics, adolescent medicine, genetics and nephrology to care for children and teens with low trauma fractures, low bone density or other concerns for bone health. Bone fragility during childhood is caused typically by a chronic medical illness or a genetic disorder. Our team can evaluate the cause for bone problems, provide counseling to improve overall bone health and offer drug therapy for bone fragility if needed.

Project ECHO: Bringing best-practice care to underserved populations

Project ECHO Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) is a pilot program that is allowing researchers at Stanford University and University of Florida to improve care access for people with T1D who do not regularly see endocrinologists. Through ECHO T1D, Stanford develops the capacity of primary care providers by democratizing T1D specialty knowledge and expanding access to critical care as well as providing direct support to patients through community-based T1D Health Coaches.

David Scheinker, PhD, joins Stanford Children's Health endocrinology

David Scheinker joins as a clinical associate professor of pediatrics in endocrinology and diabetes. Scheinker is an adjunct professor at the School of Engineering, the director of Systems Design at the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, and the director of SURF Stanford Medicine, an interdisciplinary group focused on developing improvements to health care delivery. His work will focus on developing machine learning tools that support personalized care for diabetes patients through the automated analysis of data from continuous glucose monitors.

Is the surgical world ready for adolescent gender surgery?

Gender affirmation surgery is currently reserved for those who are 18 years of age or older. In this TEDx conference, Tandy Aye, MD, discusses why it may be more beneficial for surgery to occur during older adolescence.