Professional Education and Training

Endocrine Fellowship Program
An important commitment of the department is to provide state-of-the-art training for physicians wishing to specialize in endocrinology. To that end, the department offers the Endocrine Fellowship Program in association with Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. Fellows receive rigorous training in all aspects of endocrinology, with heavy emphasis on new therapeutic directions in diabetes treatment and exploration of a wide variety of endocrine cancers.
 
Rachmiel Levine Diabetes and Obesity Symposium
Each year, City of Hope hosts an annual diabetes and obesity symposium in memory of the late Dr. Rachmiel Levine, the scientist responsible for clarifying the nature of insulin action.  The Annual Rachmiel Levine Diabetes and Obesity Symposium covers recent scientific advances in diabetes and highlights the results of recent diabetes clinical trials.  It also includes poster sessions where promising trainees can present their work, and debate sessions with world leaders in areas of controversy in diabetes research and clinical care.