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.
1-YR Fast Track
*For trainees who are board eligible in a primary care specialty and have 50% Master of Public Health (MPH) requirements completed prior to seeking admission to PM fellowship, you are able to take the 1-year fast track.
Curriculum is tailored to individual experience of the fellow
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 (MPH) degree in Health Policy Management.
- 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
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
List of Rotations
Footnotes: ¹Most rotations are 4 weeks long, some are 2 weeks long ²Clinical refers to individual or group care delivered in a healthcare setting; Population-based refers to population-based activities, programs and/or research.