WELCOME

The UCLA Fellowship in General Preventive Medicine & Public Health is a two-year, ACGME accredited fellowship available to physicians who have completed residency.  Upon graduation from our fellowship program, physicians are eligible for certification from the American Board of Preventive Medicine.

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WHY Preventive Medicine

// PROMOTE + MAINTAIN


Preventive medicine specialists focus on promoting and maintaing the health of the individual and the community.



// Extend REACH


The UCLA Preventive Medicine fellowship enables physicians to exted health beyond the one-on-one patient encounter, offering hands-on didactic training in a variety of fields.




// LEAD + INNOVATE


The UCLA Preventive Medicine Fellowship produces specialists who are leaders & innovators in:

academic research
international/global health
clinical care
government
education
health care policy





WHAT We Offer

// CURRICULUM

Upon completion of our fellowship, physicians will be able to apply knowledge and skills gained from medical, social, economic, and behavioral sciences. Our Bruin physicians will leave having completed core competencies in numerous areas:

  • Biostatistics + Epidemiology
    Health Care Organization + Management
    Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation of Programs
    Environmental + Occupational Medicine
    Practice of Prevention in Clinical Care

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// COMMUNITY

The UCLA Preventive Medicine Fellowship has a strong and close relationship with the VA West Los Angeles to provide clinical rotations as well as provide ample opportunities for projects on population health among the veteran community. Other partnerships with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and branches such as Emergency Preparedness offer practical experience in working with our current community.

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// COMPETENCY

During the course of the UCLA Preventive Medicine Fellowship, our physicians obtain their Masters in Public Health, increasing their scope of knowledge. Additional instruction on health behavior models and theories inform our physicians on practical approaches to population health interventions, advocacy, and policy. When coupled with clinical rotations in nationally recognized facilities and involvement in community interventions, our physicians become true community advocates with the competency and practical skill for preventing and treating community diseases.

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