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Harbor-UCLA Pediatrics Alumni Interview: Linton Yee, M.D., of Duke University - 01/25/2012

Linton Yee, M.D.Harbor-UCLA Pediatrics Resident Alumnus Dr. Linton Yee is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Hospital and Emergency Medicine at Duke University. At the 2011 Annual Duke University Spring Faculty Meeting, Dr. Yee was awarded a Master Clinician/Teacher Award. The award honors individuals with exemplary records of accomplishment and service in clinical care and teaching.

After graduating from the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School Of Medicine in 1988, Yee completed his residency in pediatrics at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in 1991 and his fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles in 1994.

In addition to Duke University School of Medicine’s emphasis on education, the Harbor-UCLA experience played a key role in the decision to join the faculty at Duke in 2007. Joseph St. Geme, Jr., M.D.– the father of Duke’s current Chair of Pediatrics – had hired many of the pediatric faculty at Harbor-UCLA, whom Yee considered to be instrumental in his training.

Harbor-UCLA Pediatrics Alumni Interview: Pamela Riley, M.D., M.P.H., of The Commonwealth Fund - 12/14/2011

Pamela Riley, M.D., M.P.H.Pamela Riley, M.D., M.P.H., is a pediatrician with a longstanding commitment to improving the health of low-income, medically underserved populations. Dr. Riley received her M.D. from the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine and completed her internship and residency in pediatrics at Harbor–UCLA Medical Center. She received her M.P.H. from the Harvard School of Public Health as a Commonwealth Fund/Harvard Minority Health Policy Fellow.

Riley joined The Commonwealth Fund in July 2011 as Program Officer for the Vulnerable Populations program. The program is part of a health care delivery system improvement and innovation effort. Riley also oversees The Commonwealth Fund/Harvard University Fellowship in Minority Health Policy. The Harvard-based fellowship program seeks to develop physician leaders who will address the health needs of vulnerable populations.

Harbor-Pediatrics Alumna Dr. Beatrice Tetteh Advises on the Flu at 2011 AAP National Conference - 11/16/2011

Dr. Beatrice Tetteh 2011Dr. Beatrice Tetteh completed her residency training in pediatrics at Harbor-UCLA earlier this year. At the AAP’s National Conference and Exhibition (NCE) in Boston last month, Dr. Tetteh was interviewed on the importance of the flu vaccine for families and newborns. Her segment garnered attention from a CNN radio affiliate in Sonoma County, KSRO, who requested a follow-up interview with her. In addition, her spot was featured in a national health news wire.