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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:

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.

Li ST, Tancredi DJ, Co, JPT, West DC. Factors Associated with Successful Self-Directed Learning Using Individualized Learning Plans During Pediatric Residency. Academic Pediatrics, 2010;10(2): 124-30.

Li ST, Tancredi DJ. Empyema Hospitalizations Increased in US Children Despite Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine. Pediatrics, 2010;125(1):26-33.

Li ST. The Pediatric Hospital Medicine Core Competencies Supplement: Skin and Soft Tissue Infections. Journal of Hospital Medicine, 2010;5(S2):37-8.

Li ST, Burke AE. Individualized Learning Plans: Basics and Beyond. Academic Pediatrics, 2010;10(5): 289-92.

Li ST, Haight MF, West DC. Pediatric Resident and Faculty Attitudes Toward Self-Assessment and Self-Directed Learning: A Cross-Sectional Study. BMC Medical Education, 9(1): 16. 2009

Li ST, Klein EJ, Tarr PI, Denno OM. Parental Management of Childhood Diarrhea. Clinical Pediatrics, 48(3):295-303. 2009

Li ST, Gates RL. Primary Operative Management for Pediatric Empyema: Decreases in Hospital Length of Stay and Charges in a National Sample. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med, 162(1 ):44-48. 2008

Barrett OM, Cho CS, Brown N, Li ST, Senthilnathan S, Poret TM, Wenger JK. Index of suspicion - Pinworms. Pediatrics in Review, 29(6):201-206. 2008

Li ST, Grossman DC, Cummings P. Loperamide therapy for acute diarrhea in children: Systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS Med, 4(3):e98. 2007

Li ST, Smith S, Gigante J. A National Survey of Pediatric Clerkship Directors' Approaches to Meeting the LCME ED-2 Requirement for Quantified Patient Criteria for Medical Students. Teach Learn Med, 19(4):352-6. 2007

Pingul M, Shah L, Denton S, Walenz E, Weisgerber M, Conley S, Li ST, Hollander MC. Index of Suspicion - Pemphigus. Pediatrics in Review, 28(7):269-75. 2007

Li ST, Davis RL, Weiss NS. Intussusception and oral poliovirus vaccination: Is there an association? Am J Epidemiol, 160(6)576-81. 2004

Li ST, DiGiuseppe DL, Christakis DA. Antiemetic use for acute gastroenteritis in children. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2003; 157:475-9.

Li ST, Lozano P, Grossman DC, Graham E. Hormone-containing hair product use in prepubertal children. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med, 2002;156(1):85-6.

Li ST, Baxter AB. Traumatic ossicular disruption. Am J Roentgenol, 2000;174(5):1296.

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).