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Interviews 2013-2014

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Interviews for Pediatric Residency at Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA

 

 

 


1. Interview Dates  

Date Day Happy Hours Diversity Dinner
November 5th Tuesday Skylight Gardens 6PM  
November 6th Wednesday    
November 12th Tuesday Skylight Gardens 6PM   
November 13th Wednesday   6PM, Faculty Home
November 16th Saturday*    
November 19th Tuesday Skylight Gardens 6PM   
November 20th Wednesday    
November 26th Tuesday Skylight Gardens 6PM    
November 27th Wednesday    
December 3rd Tuesday  Skylight Gardens 6PM   
December 4th Wednesday   6PM, Faculty Home 
December 7th Saturday*    
December 10th Tuesday Skylight Gardens 6PM     
December 11th Wednesday    
December 14th Saturday*    
December 17th Tuesday Skylight Gardens 6PM    
December 18th Wednesday   6PM, Faculty Home
December 21st Saturday*     
January 14th Tuesday Skylight Gardens 6PM   
January 15th Wednesday   6PM, Faculty Home 
January 21st Tuesday  Skylight Gardens 6PM   
January 22nd Wednesday    
January 28th Tuesday  Skylight Gardens 6PM    

*Saturdays NOTE: Please note that if you are visiting UCLA for the first time, we encourage you to come on a weekday. You are welcome to dress in business casual wear on Saturdays. Assume the same for faculty on these dates. 


2. Sample Interview Schedule

 

Time Tuesdays and Wednesdays Time Saturdays
7:45 AM

Arrival in the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
Meet in the Pennington Conference Room, Distribution of Orientation Packets

8:15 AM Arrival in the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
Meet in the 3rd Floor Conference Room, Distribution of Orientation Packets
Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM Morning Report
Pennington Conference Room, Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM Introductions
Sherin Devaskar M.D., Executive Chair Dept. of Pediatrics
9:00 AM Break  8:45 AM Training Program Overview
Kate Perkins, M.D., Ph.D., Program Director
9:15 AM Introductions
Sherin Devaskar M.D., Executive Chair Dept. of Pediatrics
9:00 AM Open Discussion: Question and Answer Section
9:30 AM Training Program Overview
Kate Perkins, M.D., Ph.D., Program Director
9:15 AM Break 
9:50 AM Open Discussion: Question and Answer Session  9:30 AM Tour and Conversations with Housestaff 
10:00 AM Interviews (Two) 10:30 AM Interviews (Two) 
11:00 AM Tour and Conversations with Housestaff  11:30 AM Lunch with the Pediatric Housestaff
Pennington Conference Room
12:00 PM Lunch with the Pediatric Housestaff
Pennington Conference Room
12:30 PM Debriefing, Discussion, & Follow-up
1:00 PM Debriefing, Discussion & Follow-up    
6:00 PM Happy Hour OR Diversity Dinner (depending on date)
These are optional events
   

 


3. Parking

Courtesy parking is available but must be coordinated two days prior to your interview day and will not be available day-of. Please contact roluna@mednet.ucla.edu if you require a parking permit and your name will be placed on a courtesy parking list for your interview day. IMPORTANT - Upon arrival to UCLA, you will have to first pick up your day use permit at the UCLA parking booth, located on Westwood Blvd between parking lot 8 and 9 on this map. Report your name and they will give you a permit for parking lot 1 located on Gayley Avenue. Please do not use valet park if you would like your parking covered.


4. Directions

Please click here for directions to Mattel Children's Hospital and here for public transportation options. Also, Flyaway is a convenient and economic option for air travelers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

5. Hotel Reservations and Local Attractions

A list of local Hotels and Reservation information can be found here.

Local Attractions:

The Getty Center
Santa Monica Place
, Santa Monica Pier, and 3rd Street Promenade
The Beach: Santa Monica Beach, Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, Malibu Beach
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Annenberg Center for Photography
Griffith Observatory