During the second two years of residency, residents are encouraged to continue work on the project ideas they developed during the first year rotation. Faculty mentoring is directed at expanding on the initial proposal, with the ultimate goal of applying for an AAP Resident CATCH grant. Research electives are made available to provide dedicated time to work on the project. Residents may choose to collaborate with their colleagues in order to make a large project more feasible.
Public Health Elective:
An off-campus four week elective with the Los Angeles Department of Public Health is also available to second and third year residents. This elective is customizable according to the interests of the resident.