University of California Los Angeles (Ronald Reagan + Olive View Medical Centers)

History

Our faculty and residency leadership have spent more than 40 years optimizing our clinical and educational experiences. UCLA Emergency Medicine provides unbounded opportunities to its trainees. World-class faculty dedicated to resident education, research, and leadership in the field of emergency medicine help our residents reach their full potential. We focus on training residents to be outstanding clinicians, as well as providing mentorship to help them develop expertise in an area of interest that is their passion within our exciting specialty.

Leadership

Departmental Chair:

  • Gregory Hendey, MD

Program Director:

  • Rebecca Bavolek, MD

Associate/Assistant Program Directors:

  • Richelle Cooper, MD, MSHS
  • Scott Lundberg, MD
  • Steven Lai, MD

Research Directors:

  • David Schriger, MD
  • Breena Taira, MD, MPH

Training Locations

Primary Hospitals

  • UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center
  • Olive View-UCLA Medical Center

Secondary Hospital

  • Antelope Valley Hospital
  • Children's Hospital Los Angeles
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Curriculum

PGY1

  • Intern Boot Camp (2 weeks)
  • Emergency Medicine at UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center (10 weeks)
  • Emergency Medicine at Olive View‐UCLA Medical Center (10 weeks)
  • Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Rotation (2 weeks)
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Olive View‐UCLA Medical Center (2 weeks)
  • CCU at UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center (2 weeks)
  • MICU at UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center (2 weeks)
  • MICU at Olive View‐UCLA Medical Center (2 weeks)
  • Pediatric ICU at UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center (2 weeks)
  • Internal Medicine at UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center (4 weeks)
  • Internal Medicine at Olive View‐UCLA Medical Center (4 weeks)
  • Trauma Surgery at UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center (2 weeks)
  • Hand/Plastic Surgery at Olive View‐UCLA Medical Center (2 weeks)
  • Anesthesiology at Olive View‐UCLA Medical Center (2 weeks)
  • Vacation (4 weeks)

PGY2

  • Emergency Medicine at UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center (16 weeks)
  • Emergency Medicine at Olive View‐UCLA Medical Center (16 weeks)
  • Emergency Medicine at Antelope Valley Hospital (2 weeks)
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (2 weeks)
  • CCU at Cedars‐Sinai Medical Center (4 weeks)
  • MICU at Olive View‐UCLA Medical Center (4 weeks)
  • Obstetrics at UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center (2 weeks)
  • Elective Time (2 weeks)
  • Vacation (4 weeks)

PGY3

  • Emergency Medicine at UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center (16 weeks)
  • Emergency Medicine at Olive View‐UCLA Medical Center (16 weeks)
  • Emergency Medicine at Antelope Valley Hospital (4 weeks)
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine at CHLA (4 weeks)
  • Toxicology Rotation (2 weeks)
  • Elective Time (6 weeks)
  • Vacation (4 weeks)

PGY4

  • Emergency Medicine at UCLA‐Ronald Reagan Medical Center (15 weeks)
  • Emergency Medicine at Olive View‐UCLA Medical Center (15 weeks)
  • Emergency Medicine at Antelope Valley Hospital (4 weeks)
  • Administration Rotation (2 weeks)
  • Elective Time (12 weeks)
  • Vacation (4 weeks)

Electives

Our Program embraces a "liberal arts" approach to our elective time. As such, our electives are flexible and dynamic, with a focus on supporting your areas of academic interests and clinical development. Some popular examples include:

  • International Health: Bali, Chile, China
  • Toxicology: Regional, New York, London, Australia
  • Pediatric EM: Regional, New York, Denver, Hawaii (Kapiolani)
  • Medical Education: Simulation, Residents as Teachers
  • EMS: Aeromedical Operations, Center for Prehospital Care
  • Wilderness Medicine: High Altitude Medicine (Telluride), Hyperbaric Medicine, Principles of Aviation and Space Medicine (Johnson NASA Space Center)
  • Clinical Development: Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Critical Care, Ultrasound, Etc.

Fellowships

  • Research
  • National Clinical Scholars
  • Ultrasound
  • Medical Education and Simulation
  • Administrative: UCLA & Antelope Valley Hospital
  • Administrative: UCLA & VEP
  • International and Domestic Health Equity and Leadership (IDHEAL)
  • Clinical Informatics

Contact Information

Residency Coordinator (UCLA Ronald Reagan): Gabrielle Stolwyk

  • Email: gstolwyk@mednet.ucla.edu
  • Phone: 310-794-0785
  • Fax: 310-794-0599

Residency Coordinator (UCLA Olive View): Christina Denman (Viveros)

  • Email: CDenman@dhs.lacounty.gov
  • Phone: 818-364-3107
  • Fax: 818-364-3268

External Links

http://www.emergencymedicine.ucla.edu/index.php

See Also

Authors:

Ross Donaldson