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UCLA Pediatric Residency

Los Angeles, CA

Alan Chin, MD

Program Director

Cherie Lewis

Program Coordinator

  • Residents work with a diverse patient population at 4 main training sites

  • Wide variety of faculty & opportunities to explore interests and research on the UCLA Campus

  • We prepare residents to do just about anything when they graduate!

  • Our program is like family

  • Residents spend time going to the beach, hiking, & exploring Los Angeles and the surrounding area!

  • 27 categorical interns, 2 child neurology, 4 med-peds

  • Physician-Scientist Program - protected research time, consideration for accelerated research pathway

  • Primary Care & Public Health Track

  • Fellowship & Hospital-based Career Track

  • Global Health & Underserved Populations Track

  • 13 Fellowship Programs: A&I, Neuro, DBP, Genetics, NICU, Cards, PICU, Endo, GI, Hem/Onc, PHM, ID, Neph, Rheum

  • Graduates - ~40% Gen Peds, ~45% Fellowship, ~15% Hospitalist & Other

  • Diverse community with lots to do

  • Beaches about 5min away

  • "4+1" (X+Y) schedule to allow for increased continuity & regular weekends off

  • 4 Hospital Sites for a variety of experience: UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital, Miller Children's Hospital, Olive View Medical Center, Santa Monica-UCLA Hospital

  • Multiple outpatient locations, including FQHCs such as Venice Family Clinics

  • Both daily clinical didactics at each site + half-day didactics for each "+1 week"

  • Holistic Review practices for all applicants

  • Pediatric Residency Diversity Committee - didactics, book clubs, movie nights

  • Primary Care Training, Grants to support training of general pediatricians working in underserved communities - Song Brown, LA Care Elevating the Safety Net, CalMedForce



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