M. Tracy Bekx, MD

Position title: Associate Professor

Division of Endocrinology & Diabetes
For Academic Inquiries: (608) 263-1203


BS, University of WisconsinMadison, Madison, Wisconsin
MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Residency, Pediatrics, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
Fellowship, Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

Professional Activities

Dr. M. Tracy Bekx is associate professor (CHS) in the Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes. She serves as the medical director of the Pediatric Diabetes Program and co-director of the Adolescent Multidisciplinary Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Clinic. In addition, Bekx is a member of the Wisconsin Diabetes Advisory Group (DAG) and works with team members on the Type One (T1) Exchange Quality Improvement team.

Clinical Interests

Bekx is a pediatric endocrinologist who cares for children with all types of diabetes and endocrine diseases. Her interests include improving care for pediatric patients with T1 diabetes. In this work, she focuses on preparing children and adolescents to manage their disease independently and aims to smooth the transition from pediatric to adult care. In addition, Bekx cares for adolescents with PCOS in the Multidisciplinary PCOS clinic.

Research Interests

Bekx leads research and quality improvement projects to foster better pediatric diabetes transition of care. In addition, she aims to  incorporate new processes for management of diabetic ketoacidosis and expand the use of technology for those with diabetes. In addition, Bekx is interested in the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on pediatric diabetes.