Conferences and Resident Resources
- Journal club (resident led): Wednesdays (monthly)
- Neuroradiology conference: Fridays
- Grand Rounds: Fridays
- Neuropathology conference: Fridays (bimonthly)
- Emergency Neurology Lecture Series (faculty led): Fridays, (weekly in July and August)
- Resident Case Conference: Fridays (following emergency lecture series)
- RITE exam review (faculty led): Fridays (bimonthly for several months)
- Residents may attend clinical neurophysiology lectures
Stay tuned for links to rotation objectives
Faculty and residents can access our online evaluation system, Verinform at https://rm.verinform.com/lac
Resident Salary, Benefits and Resources: Residents are appointed as Resident Physician at Harbor-UCLA and are entitled to privileges given to all LA County employees. This is a contract signed yearly.
Stipend: Postgraduate physician’s salaries and benefits are established periodically by the County of Los Angeles Board of Supervisors, by way of County ordinance and or through an applicable Memorandum of Understanding with the Joint Council of Interns and Residents (JCIR). Salary is dependent on the postgraduate year of the resident. The Joint Council of Interns and Residents or JCIR is a statewide union organization for residents; the council actively addresses pay raises and other concerns of physician residents in the state of California. Members of this organization are made up of residents from various residencies throughout California, including Harbor UCLA Medical Center. For more information, please visit the Harbor UCLA website.
Vacation/Holidays: Each resident receives 20 working days of vacation.
Professional Liability Coverage/Malpractice: Provided at no cost.
Disability: Provided by JCIR
Health/Dental Insurance: Residents are entitled to enroll in one of several programs approved by the County. Dependents are eligible for enrollment, however the resident will be responsible for any premiums related to dependent coverage if over the allotted stipend
Food: All meals are provided by Harbor UCLA Hospital Cafeteria while on duty. Additionally, when at the VA Hospital or at an away elective, residents are entitled to a $25/day stipend for food.
Uniforms: Provided by Laundry and Linen Services. Each resident receives 6 pairs of scrubs and 2 white coats.
Parking: Provided free of charge to all Resident Physicians.
Library Services: Residents are provided with excellent resources for researching at Parlow Library, which is adjacent to the hospital. Copying privileges are also provided at Parlow Library. To visit the library’s website, click here.
Resident Health/Counseling Services: Confidential counseling support services are available to all residents.