Fellowship Programs

The UCLA Department of Family Medicine currently administers the following fellowship programs for primary care physicians who seek specialized preceptored clinicial training.  

Sports Medicine: Situated in one of the preeminent academic medical centers in the United States, the UCLA Sports Medicine Fellowship is committed to recruiting outstanding primary care physicians to train in a unique and challenging interdisciplinary environment. Primary care sports medicine includes diagnosis and non-surgical treatment of sports- or activity-related injuries and illnesses, and a focus on injury prevention, rehabilitation, and nutritional and other lifestyle guidance in support of strength-building and athletic performance.

Addiction Medicine: The UCLA Department of Family Medicine sponsors a one-year clinical fellowship in Addiction Medicine to provide physicians with the training necessary to recognize and treat patients with substance use disorders (SUD).


Other Fellowship Opportunities for Family Medicine Residency Graduates

Many of our Family Medicine residency graduates continue their training in subspecialties of Family Medicine and other primary care specialties including the following

Clinical Scholars Program: The Clinical Scholars Program fosters the development of physician-leaders who will transform health and health care in this country. Scholars will be equipped to work with communities, organizations, practitioners and policy makers to conduct innovative research important to enhancing the health and well being in these communities.  The program’s major focus emphasizes community-based research and leadership training.

Hospice and Palliative Medicine: This one year program address the topics regarding serious chronic conditions and end of life care via research, healthcare, and health policies.

East-West Medicine: The program offers intensive didactics in the basic theory and practice of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and other Complementary and Integrative Medicine (CIM) disciplines and provides extensive clinical training through the use of evidence-based therapies.

Geriatric Medicine: The VA-UCLA Geriatric Medicine Fellowship consists of block rotations in inpatient geriatrics, nursing home care, inpatient geriatric consultation, geriatric psychiatry, neurobehavior, rehabilitation, palliative care, home based primary care, and outpatient geriatric specialty care at the Greater Los Angeles VA, Ronald Reagan UCLA Hospital, Santa Monica Hospital, and community nursing homes on the Westside of Los Angeles.

LGBTQ Healthcare: UCLA Health and the David Geffen School of Medicine are proud to offer a new LGBTQ Healthcare Fellowship designed to train future primary care physicians to be sensitive, comfortable, clinically knowledgeable and culturally competent in delivering healthcare to sexual gender minority patient populations.