+What do physicians do after completing the Preventive Medicine Fellowship?

The versatile skillset of the PM fellowship program enables physicians to embark on a variety of careers. With mentorship and career guidance throughout the PM fellowship, UCLA PM fellows acquire a variety of contacts to help identify post-fellowship job opportunities.

As a UCLA PM graduate, you are a strong candidate for any of the following positions:

  • Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer at the Centers for Disease Control
  • Researcher or Physician Specialist at the World Health Organization
  • Physician / Clinician at an Indian Health Service clinic
  • Director of a community health clinic
  • Instructor or Professor at a school of public health
  • Director of Quality Improvement in a hospital network
  • Physician Specialist at a state or local Department of Public Health
  • Physician Consultant at a health care agency or foundation
  • And the list goes on…

+What are the benefits of training in Preventive Medicine at UCLA?

  • Partnership with Los Angeles County Department of Public Health: offers exposure to public health arenas ranging from infectous disease to chronic disease and injury prevention.
  • Public Health Education at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health: Fellows have access to top-notch classes and instructors at the school.
  • Full-tuition support. Furthermore, tuition at the School of Public Health is fully paid by the program; salary stipend is provided (PGY-2 and PGY-3 level) for both years of the PM program.
  • Partnership with the West Los Angeles V.A.: offers exposure to issues of homelessness, veteran care, and innovative team-based approaches to health transformation
  • Interdisciplinary training and UCLA's broad network: Fellows have the opportunity to work with researchers and mentors from a variety of clinical and research disciplines
  • Resident and student education: PM fellows will be actively involved in mentoring and educating residents and medical students
  • Diverse, urban environment of Los Angeles: Prime environment to study issues across the health and social spectrum