Harbor-UCLA Pediatrics

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Residency: Program Highlights

Interns Scavenger Hunt: Jenny Hoffmann, Suzy Rizi, Anne Csere, Sana Ashraf, Julie Kim and Lisa Payne (Program Coordinator)


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.

Teaching Program

— 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
— Allergy/Immunology
— Cardiology
— Child Abuse*
— Child Psychiatry
— Critical Care*
— Emergency Medicine*
— Endocrinology*
— Gastroenterology
— General Academic Pediatrics
— Genetics*
— Hematology/Oncology
— Hospital Medicine
— Infectious Disease*
— Neonatology*
— Nephrology
— Neurology*
— Radiology
* Offer approved Fellowship Training.

Research Program

— $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.

Housestaff Retreat

— One day in the fall.
— Both education and social program.
— Residents relieved of clinical duties.

Recent Graduates

— 50% choose general pediatrics.
— 50% are in subspecialty pediatrics.