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Irvine, CA

Dr. Daniel Kang

Program Director

Veronica Melendez

Program Coordinator

  • Access to 2 stand-alone children's hospitals in Los Angeles and Orange counties

  • Academic center with strong community presence and collaboration with School of Medicine

  • Wellness curriculum, wellness physician consultant with protected time for built-in sessions (individual, debrief)

  • Faculty-driven didactics for morning reports, noon conferences

  • Level II pediatric trauma centers and Level IV NICUs at both CHOC and Miller's

  • 25 categorial positions, 2 child neurology, 1 pediatric/medical genetics

  • Strong fellowship matches (see website for details) across the nation

  • Tracks in Primary Care, Hospital Medicine, Critical Care, Subspecialty, and Research with specialized sub-tracks in Advocacy and Medical Education

  • Opportunity for Certificate of Distinction in Primary Care


Mountains to ocean access in beautiful Southern California, with Disneyland just 15 minutes away / Diverse population with multiple continuity clinics across the region serving unique subpopulations, including Latinx, Vietnamese, Cambodian

  • See website for details

  • Longitudinal tracks with excellent opportunities for individualization

  • QI project, Grand Rounds presentation for all graduates

  • Holistic application review process with Diversity Social during recruitment -

  • STAR (Service, Teaching, Advocacy, and Research) Scholar Program supporting health equity research projects within ambulatory and community health settings

  • Resident PrIDE (Program for Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity) Committee

  • University-sponsored programs, such as Health Equity certification, diversity-oriented organizations



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