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Education & Training2016-11-16T12:17:01-07:00

Harbor Pediatric’s Residency and Fellowship training programs


Despite difficult economic circumstances and an increasingly diverse and indigent patient population in Los Angeles County, Harbor-UCLA has continued to grow and prosper over the past four decades. Through its affiliation with UCLA, Harbor-UCLA has become an internationally known medical center, emphasizing a balance between its original patient care mission, academic medicine, research and education.

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Fellowship Programs

There are seven great Fellowship Programs within Harbor Pediatrics which offer an opportunity for pediatricians to continue their training in a more specific field of their choice.

Pediatric Child Abuse

The Department of Pediatrics offers a three year accredited fellowship in Child Abuse Pediatrics for physicians who have completed an ACGME-accredited pediatric residency and are eligible for certification by the American Board of Pediatrics.

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Infectious Diseases

The goal of our three-year Fellowship program is to train competent ID specialists through a broad-based experience in research, teaching and clinical infectious diseases. Our southern California location provides tremendous exposure to a variety of immigrant and through-traveler populations enabling diverse clinical and research opportunities.

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The Division of Neonatology and the Neonatal-Perinatal Subspecialty Training Program are based at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. The Harbor-UCLA Neonatology Program is a fully-accredited three year fellowship, with 15 months dedicated to clinical experience and the remainder to research opportunities.

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Critical Care

The Los Angeles County/Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship is a three-year program fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. Our goals are to provide the trainee with the knowledge and skills to care for critically ill children and to enable the trainee to make contributions to the field of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

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Emergency Medicine

The goal of the fellowship of Pediatric Emergency Medicine is to train specialists in pediatric emergency medicine who will enter a career in academic emergency medicine or pediatrics.

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Endocrinology & Metabolism

The Division of Pediatric Endocrinology at Harbor UCLA Medical Center offers a three year research and clinical training program for graduates of pediatric residency programs. The program is ACGME-accredited for one position per training year.

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Medical Genetics

The goal of the program is to train physicians in Medical Genetics with the expectation that the trainee will become a leader in their fields, excel in research and academics, and be an outstanding clinician.

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“Harbor-UCLA Pediatrics Residents c/o 2016.”

Harbor-UCLA Pediatrics graduates from the residency program are routinely find it easy to find the job or fellowship of their choice thanks to the strong education & training program. Read what some of our recent graduates had to say about the program.”

“You go from being an intern to being the one running the team overnight.”
Dellma Postigo, M.D. , Private Practice
“If I could do it all over again, I would choose Harbor in a heart beat.”
Anna Meshcheryakova, DO, Kaiser Permanente

Residency Program

A uniquely strong and cooperative environment.

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Ask about any and all of the following featured of Harbor Pediatrics

  • eLearning Program

  • Protected Learning Time

  • Educational Fund

  • Simulation Lab

  • Miniature Medical School

  • Failure to Thrive Clinic

  • Journal Club

  • Mock Codes

  • Board Review

  • Failure to Thrive clinic

  • Kids in the Dependency System clinic

  • Digital Tablets

  • Residents as Advocates

  • Outreach to Postpartum Mothers

  • Reach out and Read program

  • Continuous Learning

  • Deeply involved faculty

  • Regularly scheduled teaching conferences

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Advocacy by Residents & Fellows & Faculty

Articles by pediatricians in training.

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