U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Inter-Institute Endocrinology Fellowship Program

Group photo of Endocrinology Fellowship fellows and staff
The NIH Inter-Institute Endocrinology Fellowship Program, also known as the Graduate Medical Education (GME): Endocrinology Metabolism fellowship, provides comprehensive clinical training and experience in clinical, translational, and basic science research to promote our mission to improve the health and quality of life of patients with disorders of the endocrine system.​​​​

Endocrinology Fellowship Faculty & Specialties

Our endocrine faculty come from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), and the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) to provide in-depth clinical exposure to a variety of endocrine disease.  The endocrine surgical faculty from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) work with our medical endocrinology in close collaboration. 

Current & Past Endocrinology Fellows

See the research interests of our current trainees and past endocrine fellows and read about the careers of some of our graduates and how their years at NIH influenced them.

Endocrinology Fellowship Director's Welcome

“The Inter-Institute Endocrine Training program embodies the NIH mission to improve health by promoting treatment and prevention through cutting-edge research with an emphasis on training future physician leaders in the field of Endocrinology. Our aim is to select exceptional candidates and prepare them for careers in research, academia, pharmaceutical development and regulation. Many illustrious leaders in medicine and endocrinology have trained in our program over the last 40 years creating a rich legacy of scientific and clinical discoveries."​​ - Dr. Ranganath Muniyappa, Director

 Quick Facts



Applicants must be board-eligible in internal medicine prior to starting the program. In general, successful applicants are either currently enrolled in or will have completed a three-year residency in an approved internal medicine training program within the United States. Applicants interested in the ABIM Research Pathway are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Applications to this program are submitted via the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

Contact Us

Sandy Wallace
Program Coordinator
10 Center Drive, MSC 1619
Bethesda, MD 20892
Phone: (301) 496-1913
Fax: (301) 480-4517
Ranganath Muniyappa, M.D., Ph.D.
Program Director
Address: Building 10, CRC,
Room 5-3671 Center Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892-1613
Phone: (301) 451.7702
E-mail: Ranganath.Muniyappa@nih.gov