Education

Michael Gottschalk, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Gottschalk is the Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship Program Director and Vice-Chair for Education in the Department of Pediatrics. As such, he is very involved in resident and fellow education. He teaches in the first-year medical student Endocrinology Reproductive Medicine and Metabolism course, precepts medical students in the endocrine/diabetes clinic and is chair for a medical student independent study project. In addition, he was invited to speak at meetings of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and the Family Health Centers of San Diego, and has been interviewed on local television.

Kenneth Lee Jones, M.D.

Dr. Jones continues to work with students, rotating residents and pediatric endocrinology fellows in the pediatric diabetes and endocrinology clinics. He also spends one week each month as the inpatient-attending physician on the pediatric endocrine/diabetes service. In this capacity, he rounds with the resident/student team for an hour each morning. Dr. Jones received the Outstanding Teacher Award from the housestaff in 2008 and the Master Clinician Scholar Award from the Department of Pediatrics.

Tom Kelly, M.D.

Dr. Kelly provides lectures to residents and fellows, and teaches in the endocrine/diabetes clinic and the inpatient service.

Jane Kim, M.D.

Dr. Kim provides lectures to residents and fellows, and teaches in the endocrine/diabetes clinic. She also serves on a fellowship scholarship oversight committee and is an instructor and mentor for undergraduate and first-year medical students.

Karen Klein, M.D.

Dr. Klein teaches medical students, residents and fellows in the endocrinology clinic. She has served as a mentor for endocrine fellows and served on a fellowship scholarship oversight committee.

Ron Newfield, M.D.

Dr. Newfield is responsible for organizing the three-year endocrinology-diabetes fellowship lecture series. He is also in charge of Journal Club. He is involved in medical student, resident and fellowship education. He has given several presentations to local health professionals and presented at endocrine grand rounds. In addition, he has been interviewed on local television to raise awareness for diabetes in children.

Susan Phillips, M.D.

Dr. Phillips participates as a facilitator and medical student core-course lecturer. She supervises medical students, residents and fellows in the endocrine/diabetes clinic and lectures at resident and fellow conferences. She also serves as a mentor to a first year and second year medical student.

Maike Sander, M.D.

Dr. Sander is co-lecturer of the Stem Cell Biology Course that is mandatory for graduate students, postgraduate researchers, and clinical fellows who receive support by the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine (CIRM). She also co-lectures a core class in the Integrated Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree Programs. Dr. Sander supervises postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, and undergraduate researchers in her laboratory.