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UC Davis Children’s Hospital

Su-Ting Li, M.D., M.P.H. View profile as PDF

Su-Ting  Li

Philosophy of Care

Collaborating with the patient, family, and health care team to provide family-centered, evidence-based care.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Su-Ting Li is a pediatric hospitalist.  Her clinical interest is in taking care of sick children in the hospital.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Su-Ting Li's research interests are in medical education, including improving self-directed life-long learning and innovative curriculum.


Associate Professor
Associate Vice Chair of Education
Residency Program Director





General Pediatrics


Ticon II Building
2516 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Phone: 916-734-5177

Additional Phone:

Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)


M.D., UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, 1997
M.P.H., University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, 2003
B.A., UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California, 1993


University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, 1998


University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, 2000


University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, 2003

Board Certifications:

American Board of Pediatrics, 2008

Professional Memberships:

Academic Pediatric Association
American Academy of Pediatrics
Association of Pediatric Program Directors
California Medical Association
Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care
Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society
Society for Pediatric Research

Select Recent Publications:

Hilty D, Srinivasan M, Xiong GL, Ferranti J, Li ST.  Lessons from psychiatry and psychiatric education for medical learners and teachers. International Review of Psychiatry.  2013;25(3):329-37.

Weaver M, Mauriello C, Galperina K, Gaur S, Moothy LN, Evans M, Ratanasen M, Li ST.  Index of suspicion.  Case 1: Daily fever, rash, myalgia, arthralgia, and hepatomegaly in a teen-age girl.  Case 2: Subcutaneous nodules and arthritis in an 11-year-old boy.  Case 3: Fever, fatigue, cervical lymphadenopathy, and hepatosplenomegaly in a 3-year-old boy.  Pediatrics in Review.  2013 ;34(3): 137-42.

Shaikh U, Natale JE, Nettiksimmons J, Li ST.  Improving pediatric health care delivery by engaging residents in team-based quality improvement projects. American Journal of Medical Quality. 2013 ;28(2): 120-6.

Butani L, Paterniti DA, Tancredi DJ, Li ST.  Attributes of residents as teachers and role models – A mixed methods study of stakeholders.  Medical Teacher. 2013 ;34(11):e1052-59.

Li ST, Tancredi DJ, Burke AE, Guillot A, Guralnick S, Trimm RF, Mahan JD.  Self-assessment on the competencies and reported improvement priorities for pediatrics residents.  Journal of Graduate Medical Education. 2012 ;4(4):445-453.

Li ST, Sterba EM, Miller E, Pan RJ, Philipps AF. Community Health and Advocacy Training in Pediatrics: Using Asset-based Community Development for Sustainability. J Peds. 2012;160(2):183-4.e1.

Li ST, Paterniti DA, Tancredi DA, Co JPT, West DC. Is Residents' Progress on Individualized Learning Plans Related to the Type of Learning Goal Set? Academic Medicine, 2011;86(10): 1293-1299.

Li ST, Srinivasan M, Der-Martirosian C, Kravitz R, Wilkes M. Developing personal values: Trainees’ attitudes toward strikes by health care providers. Academic Medicine, 2011;86(5):580-85.

Srinivasan M, Li ST, Meyers FJ, Pratt DD, Collins JB, Braddock C, Skeff KM, West DC, Hales RE, Hilty DM. "Teaching as a Competency": Competencies for Medical Educators. Academic Medicine, 2011;86(10): 1211-1220.

Li ST, Paterniti DA, Co JPT, West DC. Successful self-directed life-long learning in medicine: a conceptual model derived from qualitative analysis of a national survey of pediatric residents. Academic Medicine, 2010;85(7):1229-36.

To see if Su-Ting Li is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).