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The Future of Endocrinology in Practice Today

UC San Diego endocrinologists are nationally and internationally renowned experts in the diagnosis, treatment and research of diabetes and other endocrine disorders. Through outstanding, compassionate patient care, cutting-edge research, and dedication to educating the next generation of endocrinologists, our academic center sets the standard for endocrinology.

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Our program was ranked among the top 40 Diabetes & Endocrinology programs in the nation for 2015-2016 by U.S. News & World Report.


Dr. Christopher Glass Elected to National Academy of Medicine

Christopher K. Glass, MD, PhD, is one of three UC San Diego faculty members elected this year to the National Academy of Medicine, which was formerly known as the Institute of Medicine.  News Story  |  Glass Lab Website


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Dr. Alan Saltiel Joins Faculty

Dr. Alan SaltielMetabolics researcher Alan R. Saltiel, PhD, has joined the faculty of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism. He is a cell biologist who researches the hormone insulin and how it relates to obesity, diabetes and other metabolic disorders.  |  Visit Dr. Saltiel's Lab Website

Dr. Saltiel is Director, UC San Diego Institute for Diabetes and Metabolic Health.