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We have a well established history of promoting clinical, translational and basic-science research. Affiliated with Harbor-UCLA is LA BioMed, one of the oldest and well-funded biomedical research organizations in Southern California. It serves as the umbrella organization for faculty research at Harbor and also provides financial and academic resources to housestaff interested in research. Many of our faculty are nationally-renowned experts in their fields and work with residents on clinical and translational projects of interest. Our faculty frequently publish in the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA and major sub-specialty journals. Many participate in assembling national clinical guidelines. The faculty are highly enthusiastic about working with housestaff in promoting research mentorship.

We expect our residents to participate in scholarly activities outside of their regular clinical duties. The curriculum provides for elective time in both the junior and senior years to allow for research projects. The program also participates formally in multiple conferences including the Southern California ACP meeting and Solomon Scholar’s at UCLA. Our residents have presented posters at national conferences including the American College of Gastroenterology and  American College of Chest Physicians. The department provides funding for attending these conferences. We also have research affiliations with other institutions including UCLA Ronald Reagan and City of Hope National Medical Center.

Please see our list of recent resident publications.

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