Washington University and St. Louis Children’s Hospital are among the premier national institutions providing exceptional research, patient care and clinical training to impact the lives of all children with diabetes. The school has a longstanding history of major contributions to the field of endocrinology. This highly collaborative and integrative academic environment and strong infrastructure provides enhanced options for collaboration between basic science and clinical disciplines putting Washington University at the forefront for scientific discovery and treatment of endocrine diseases. Highlights of the institutional strengths include the Wolfram Syndrome International Registry and one of the largest medical scientist training programs.