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Interviews 2014-2015

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Interviews for Pediatric Residency at Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA

 

 

 


1. Interview Dates & Evening Social Events  

Date Day Happy Hours Diversity Dinner
November 4th Tuesday Wolfgang Puck 6PM  
November 5th Wednesday   7PM, Faculty Home 
November 8th Saturday*    
November 12th Wednesday    
November 15th Saturday*    
November 18th Tuesday Wolfgang Puck 6PM  
November 19th Wednesday    7PM, Faculty Home
November 22nd Saturday    
November 25th Tuesday Wolfgang Puck 6PM   
November 26th Wednesday    
December 2nd Tuesday Skylight Gardens 6PM    
December 3rd Wednesday    
December 9th Tuesday Skylight Gardens 6PM     
December 10th Wednesday   7PM, Faculty Home 
December 13th Saturday*    
December 16th Tuesday Skylight Gardens 6PM    
December 17th Wednesday    
December 20th Saturday*     
January 13th Tuesday Wolfgang Puck 6PM   
January 14th Wednesday   7PM, Faculty Home 
January 20th Tuesday  Wolfgang Puck 6PM    
January 21st Wednesday    

*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
7:15 AM

Arrival in the Friedman Board Room
12-407 CHS
Distribution of Orientation Packets, Continential Breakfast

7:45 AM Arrival in the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
Room TBD (will be sent in separate email), Distribution of Orientation Packets,
Continental Breakfast
7:30 AM Introductions
Sherin Devaskar M.D., Executive Chair Dept. of Pediatrics
8:00 AM Introductions
Sherin Devaskar M.D., Executive Chair Dept. of Pediatrics
8:00 AM Training Program Overview
Kate Perkins, M.D., Ph.D., Program Director
Open Discussion: Q&A Session
Chief Residents
8:30 AM Training Program Overview
Kate Perkins, M.D., Ph.D., Program Director
Open Discussion: Q&A Session
Chief Residents
9:30 AM Interviews (Two) 9:30 AM Interviews (Two)
10:30 AM Tour and Conversations with Housestaff  10:30 AM Tour and Conversations with Housestaff 
11:30 AM Lunch with the Pediatric Housestaff
Pennington Conference Room
11:30 AM Lunch with the Pediatric Housestaff
12:15 PM Didactics with Discussion & Teaching by Housestaff and Faculty  12:15 PM Debriefing, Discussion, & Follow-up
1:15 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 mverzola@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 (Please review the map attached here for further details and walking instructions separated by day of the week - SATURDAY INTERVIEW INSTRUCTIONS, WEEKDAY INTERVIEW INSTRUCTIONS). Report your name to the parking kiosk and they will give you a permit for your designated parking lot. Please do not valet park if you would like your parking covered by UCLA.


4. Directions

Please click here for directions to Mattel Children's Hospital and here for public transportation options. For your interview day, see our UCLA campus map instructions by date (Saturday Interviews, Weekday Interviews). 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