Board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Dr. Caitlin Renn joined Valley Children’s in November 2020 as a pediatrician at Fresno Children’s Pediatrics.
Dr. Renn comes to Valley Children’s from OneWorld Community Health Centers in Omaha, Nebraska, where she provided care to newborns and children both in-person and via telehealth.
A native of Fresno, Dr. Renn attended college in Whittier before completing her medical degree from Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska. She then completed a residency in pediatrics as part of the University of Nebraska – Creighton University Children’s Joint Pediatric Residency Training Program. While in residency, one of Dr. Renn’s case studies was published in Pediatrics in Review, one of the preeminent publications in the field of pediatrics.
Prior to her domestic collegiate studies, Dr. Renn studied abroad at the University of Iceland in Reykjavik and in San Lazaro, Venezuela, a trip which provided her the opportunity to learn to speak Spanish fluently.
Dr. Renn is passionate about giving back to the community through volunteerism. Throughout her time in medical school, she served as a volunteer for Tar Wars, a youth tobacco reduction educational program, in addition to community health clinics and screenings. Dr. Renn also enjoys melding her love of animals with her community service. While in Omaha, she volunteered for a Siberian Husky rescue organization and an organization which uses equine-assisted (or horse-assisted) therapy for children with both mental and physical disabilities.
When not practicing pediatric medicine, Dr. Renn enjoys travel, languages and camping. She also enjoys supporting local and sustainable foods.
“Children do not grow and develop alone, but rather they are influenced by their families and communities. Practicing pediatrics requires a team-based approach involving multiple individuals (such as parents, teachers, clinicians, therapists) and organizations (both public and private) working together for the child to thrive. I am pleased to practice as part of an organization that embraces this role and continues to expand connections with individuals and organizations in the community.”