Fellowship

Preventive Medicine

FELLOWSHIP

The UCLA Preventive Medicine Residency Fellowship is a two-year training program. Upon graduation, physicians are eligible for certification from the American Board of Preventive Medicine.

2-YR TRACK

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.

YEAR 1

The first year of the PM fellowship consists of mostly didactic training, complemented with clinical rotations, designed to build a foundation in the skills of public health, biostatistics, and epidemiology.

  • Fellows apply and gain acceptance to the UCLA School of Public Health, where they complete a Master in Public Health degree
  • Full tuition support is provided by the program
  • Fellows rotate through various clinical experiences in LA county, applying didactic knowledge in the context of clinical operations and patient care
  • Fellows also begin to collect data and plan for their Preventive Medicine thesis / project.

  • Continuous mentorship is provided to identify and support fellow’s research interests and career goals
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YEAR 2

During the second year, PM fellows rotate through a variety of state and local health agencies, focusing on acquiring and applying practical skills of population health.

  • Fellows can tailor their rotation schedule based on career and research interests from a menu of available options
  • Fellows fulfill core PM fellowship program requirements in environmental and occupational health, infectious disease, community medicine, and local systems of health
  • Fellows complete their thesis/project
 

1-YR FAST TRACK

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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50% master of public health (MPH) requirements prior to seeking admission to the PM Fellowship

Curriculum is tailored to individual experience of the fellow,