Broad and Diverse Clinical Experience
— 18,000 Pediatric Emergency Department visits per year.
— 22,000 scheduled pediatric visits (general and subspecialty).
— 2,500 admissions - Children's Ward & PICU.
— 1,058 admissions - NICU and nursery.
— Daily attending rounds and bedside teaching.
— Protected weekly block of didactic teaching sessions covering core curriculum and board review.
— Interactive learning in conjunction with traditional teaching via state-of-the-art eLearning system
Continuity Clinic Program
— Hospital based, same 1/2 day per week for 3 years on a team.
— Team leader: full-time faculty member.
— Nurse Practitioners as coordinators and team member.
— Site visits as a team to learn about community resources (e.g. Braille Institute).
Pediatric Full-Time Faculty
— Adolescent Medicine
— Child Abuse*
— Child Psychiatry
— Critical Care*
— Emergency Medicine*
— General Academic Pediatrics
— Hospital Medicine
— Infectious Disease*
* Offer approved Fellowship Training.
— $60 million extramural funding at Harbor-UCLA's research institute, LA BioMed.
— Basic and clinical research opportunities.
— Attendance at local and national meetings to review and present research.
— One day in the fall.
— Both education and social program.
— Residents relieved of clinical duties.
— 50% choose general pediatrics.
— 50% are in subspecialty pediatrics.