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Pediatric Neurology Fellowship

Description of Pediatric Neurology Fellowship Training Program

  • Excellent clinical training with extremely diverse patient population and diagnoses
  • Many research opportunities with faculty in diverse areas: neurogenetics, epilepsy, movement disorders, neuropathy, dementia
  • 10 neurology resident positions total (adult and child neuro)
  • 3 Ped Neuro attendings, 6 Adult Neuro attendings, 10-12 volunteer faculty
  • Clinics weekly in both Child and Adult Neurology
  • Multidisciplinary clinical teaching conferences weekly in Neuroradiology and Neuropathology
  • Resident selection of Neuroscience Conference speakers weekly covering basic neuroscience and clinical topics (with faculty advisement)
  • Chief resident presentation of weekly didactic patient-centered topic and monthly journal club
  • Supervisory role as Chief resident in third year (which may include adult ward or consult service)
  • Resident participation in monthly quality assurance
  • Resident Library/ Computer/ AudioVisual Education Room
  • Residents attend 2-3 National meetings on scholarship or at department expense, may present research work

Eligibility and Application

  • 2 years postgraduate training, of which 1 must be straight Pediatrics in an ACGME-accredited program
  • All applications are coordinated through the San Francisco matching program, please visit their website for more information: http://www.sfmatch.org/.

Curriculum

  • 3 year Residency Program
    • 12 months Pediatric Neurology (hosp-based)
    • 12 months Adult Neurology (hosp-based)
    • 12 months selectives and elective time
      • Neurophysiology (EEG and EMG), Neuropathology, Neuroradiology, Neurosurgery, Psychiatry and/or behavioral neurology, Neurorehabilitation, Epileptology, Neurogenetics, Neuroophthalmology, Neuroimmunology, Movement disorders, Development, Outpatient subspecialties, and Research
      • Some rotations may be off-site
    • Formal staged evaluations each year of patient skills in 5 clinical areas; RITE written exam each year

Faculty:

Kenneth Huff, M.D.
Chief, Division of Pediatric Neurology
Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology
Director, Pediatric Neurology Fellowship Program
Email : khuff@labiomed.org
Phone: (310) 222-4168
Fax: (310) 320-2271

Agnes Chen, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology

S. Robert Snodgrass, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology

Myra Cleary, R.N., N.P.

For more information about the Department of Neurology and Adult Neurology Residency Program, visit http://neurology.labiomed.org/.

For more information about Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Graduate Medical Education, including resident and fellow salary and benefits, visit http://www.harbor-ucla.org/.