Division of Endocrinology & Diabetes

 

The Pediatric Division of Endocrinology offers service for the evaluation for children and adolescents with endocrine disorders and diabetes. We see patients both at UNM SOM clinics and in outreach clinics supported by the state of New Mexico.  We see patients with hormone problems including DM both at Carrie Tingley Hospital and at the UNM Eubank clinic.  We also participate in Project ECHO telehealth clinics.  We offer stim testing in our Pediatric Infusion Unit.  We are available through PALS to talk with providers from around the state concerning diabetes mellitus and other hormone issues.

 

Our current team includes:

  
  • 3 Pediatric Endocrinologists
  • 3 Advanced Practice Providers
  • 2 Diabetic Educators
  • 1 Medical Assistant

Division Breakdown

Education and Community

 
  • We have applied for Association of Diabetes care & Education Specialist (ADCES) accreditation and expect this to be approved shortly. 
  • We participate in teaching pediatric and family practice residents; neonatology and emergency medicine fellows and UNM Medical students and APP students.
  • Our faculty are currently involved in Clinical Reasoning small group teaching, and teaching residents in clinic.
  • We participate in joint didactics with our adult endocrinology colleagues. 

Research 

 

Clinical Care

 
  • Our clinics are staffed with Child Life.
  • We offer social work support to inpatients and outpatients.
  • We are working to include more mental health support for our patients both while admitted and in the clinic setting.
  • We are offering massage therapy and other complimentary support for our patients where indicated.
Jackie Fridge, Chief of the Division of Endocrinology

Division Chief

Jacqueline Fridge, MB ChB, MBA has recently taken the position of interim division chief of Endocrinology. Her clinical and research interests include quality improvement. See her full bio at the Pediatrics Faculty Directory.