Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism Fellowship

Our ACGME-accredited Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism clinical fellowship at UMass Chan Medical School - Baystate is a two-year program providing comprehensive and intensive training in the breadth of clinical endocrinology.

You will gain experience in a broad range of endocrine disorders, and be eligible for ABIM certification in adult endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism.

Close fellow-faculty relationships

Faculty and staff take pride in creating a friendly working and learning environment—both in the clinic and in our educational forums.

Our high faculty-to-fellow ratio provides you with a rich learning experience, and opportunities to develop intimate connections with your faculty mentors.

You will also work collaboratively on multidisciplinary teams with faculty and fellows in obstetrics-gynecology, surgery, nuclear medicine, radiology, pathology, pediatric and reproductive endocrinology.

Broad patient volume and case mix

We provide inpatient and outpatient consultation services to a demographically diverse panel of patients with a wide range of endocrine diagnoses.

You will receive training in all aspects of endocrinology including: diabetes, metabolic bone disease, obesity, neuroendocrine tumors, endocrine emergencies, and disorders involving the thyroid, adrenal gland, lipids, calcium metabolism, fluid and electrolytes, male and female reproductive systems.

Baystate Medical Center is the only tertiary referral center in the region. With our large patient volume and faculty specialists in bone, thyroid, diabetes, and pediatric endocrinology, you will encounter unusual and interesting endocrine diseases.

Extensive experience with neck / thyroid ultrasound

Our programs offers extensive training in thyroid ultrasound and fine needle aspiration (FNA) practice. Additionally, our fellows attend regular cytapathology and tumor board conferences.


Our ACGME-accredited Endocrinology fellowship program at UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate is dedicated to providing a well balanced, academic experience to its trainees. We include rotations on both inpatient and outpatient services as well as a large number of well-attended conferences including basic science, pathology, and clinical cases. A high faculty-to-fellow ratio ensures a broad experience for our trainees. The faculty and staff take pride in creating a friendly learning environment.

Meet our team

Fellowship Director:

Raju Panta, MD, MEd

email: Raju.Panta@baystatehealth.org

Program Administrator:


By the numbers

Program metrics

  • Length of program: 2 years
  • Number of fellows per class: 2 | Total number of fellows: 4

Baystate metrics

  • Number of hospital beds: 716 | NICU beds: 55
  • Number of residency programs: 10
  • Number of fellowship programs: 22
Fellow benefits and facilities
  • We have attempted to maintain salaries in the 75th percentile nationally, and here in western Massachusetts, we enjoy a lower cost of living than in major urban areas. View our complete list of salaries and benefits.
  • 4 weeks vacation/year, free parking
  • Disability/Malpractice/Health/Life Insurance
  • Office for fellows, and a fellows and residents lounge
  • Large on-campus library, robust e-medicine resources (Up-to-Date, Ovid, etc.)
  • Yearly stipend to support medical education
  • Funds to attend and present at national conferences
  • Participation in week long “Endocrine University” during second year resulting in certification in thyroid ultrasound, bone mineral density interpretation, insulin pump and sensor hands-on instruction, reproductive medicine (ultrasound intervention), and practice management issues.
Curriculum information
  • Pediatric and reproductive endocrinology rotations
  • Specialty Clinics: thyroid ultrasound and biopsy, osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease, pregnancy and transgender
  • Electives: Pediatric endocrine and metabolic bone disease, Reproductive Endocrinology, Nephrology, and Genetics
  • Weekly Conferences: endocrine grand rounds, pathology, clinical case conference, core curriculum conference, and journal club
  • Participation in monthly divisional meeting
  • Participation in quarterly fellowship evaluation meeting
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