John E. Edwards, Jr., M.D
John E. Edwards, Jr., M.DEmeritus Chief, Division of Infectious Disease

Welcome to the Division of Infectious Diseases

The mission of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is to advance excellence in medicine and research supporting outstanding patient care, clinical training, and innovaton in the discipline of infectious diseases.

Contributing great advances to clinical care derives from our rich experience in translating knowledge from the patient bedside, understanding it at the research bench, advancing it through the development pipeline, and returning it back to the clinic. Our program integrates outstanding Faculty, a uniquely diverse clinical case spectrum, and innovative research to create an outstanding training experience to promote Fellow success and leadership in clinical care.

Join us as we address the challenges of anti-infective resistance, advance new and improved vaccines & immunotherapy, and pioneer life-saving methods to prevent and treat infectious diseases.

The Divisions of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center are dedicated to providing the highest quality in clinical service, promoting excellence in clinical training, conducting innovative basic and applied research, and developing breakthrough approaches to meet emerging challenges in infectious diseases.

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The Divisional Faculty hold appointments in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. The Division is also home to 4 M.D. infectious diseases Fellows, numerous post-doctoral Ph.D. fellows, the Harbor-UCLA Infection Control Program, many international visiting scientists, numerous research associates and technicians, and a highly-efficient administrative staff.

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The purpose of the clinical experience component of the Program is to thoroughly familiarize the subspecialty Fellow in contemporary approaches to the prevention and management of infectious diseases, both in concept and practice.

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Offices Hours & Location

  • Location
  • Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, RB-1
    1000 W. Carson Street, Box 466
    Torrance, CA 90509
  • General Contact
    Phone: (310) 222-3813 | Fax: 310-782-2016
  • Email
    General Hours 
  • 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

Applicants who are interested in applying to Harbor-UCLA's Division of Infectious Disease can apply through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

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