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Children's Hospital Oakland

Oakland, CA

Celeste Allen, MD

Program Director

Katherine Castillo

Program Coordinator

  • Mission to serve ALL patients​

  • Advocacy and commitment to our community​

  • Strong clinical training​

  • Level 1 Trauma Center​

  • Only inpatient rehab in N. CA​

  • Hematology Center of Excellence​

  • FQHC and school based health​

  • Early critical care exposure​

  • Emphasis on resident well being​

  • Longitudinal and integrated cultural humility curriculum Bay area is a great place to live!​

  • Most diverse city in CA​

  • Free parking, food and stipends

  • 27 categorial peds residents per year, 1 peds neuro

  • 13 blocks Hybrid weekly continuity clinic model (WCC, acute visits, telehealth)

  • Optional specialized tracks (via UCSF): Global Health, HEAR Justice, Health Professions Education, Clinical Translational Science, PLUS (Pediatric Leaders Advancing Health Equity)

  • Oakland is a vibrant city that celebrates diverisity in every way

  • Beautiful hikes, beaches, and wine county are just a short drive away

  • Cultural humility integrated throughout

  • Progressive clinical autonomy with early frontline exposure​

  • Opportunities for research​

  • Abundant procedural opportunities

  • Coalition for Diversity and Advocacy

  • Cultural Humility Outreach Committee

  • Diversity Days during interview season for African American and Latinx applicants



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