Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes

Peter Arvan, MD, PhD
Peter Arvan, MD, PhD
Chief, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes
A Message from Our Chief

The Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes (MEND) offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services and educational programs in the general area of endocrine and metabolic disorders. Our division is comprised of over 80 faculty members including primary and secondary appointees, emeritus, and adjunct faculty.

Patient Care

We are continuously one of the top 20 endocrine units in the nation. With over 40,000 patient visits per year, our robust clinical care activities comprise of the treatment of diabetes, obesity, thyroid disease, disorders of bone and mineral metabolism, pituitary and adrenal disease, endocrine tumors, and podiatry.


We receive approximately $10 million in direct costs per year in NIH funding, plus additional industry and foundation grants and our faculty publish over 100 works each year.

"We desperately need approaches to diabetes that simplify life for people."
Peter Arvan, MD, PhD


Education and Training

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Well-Being

The Department of Internal Medicine (DOIM) Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes is committed to creating and cultivating a diverse and inclusive community that provides our faculty, learners, and staff with the opportunities and support they need to thrive. Visit the DOIM Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Well-Being to learn more. Below, Dr. Arvan speaks about diversity and inclusion at the U-M Medical School Dean's Awards Program Ceremony.