Training Sites

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

  • Westwood Village
  • Tertiary and quaternary referral center, transplant center
  • 520 bed hospital
  • Inpatient consult service
    Karla and Volkmann
  • Consults on complex co-morbid diseases such as vasculitis and transplant patients
  • Two months during first year fellowship
  • 1-2 months during second year of fellowship
  • Clinical duties: Friday continuity clinic
  • Call: Every other weekend (cover VA)

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

  • 266 bed teaching community hospital
  • Mix of "bread and butter" rheumatology and complex cases
  • Mixed outpatient/inpatient consult service
  • AM Clinic Monday-Thursday at Santa Monica, Friday continuity clinic
  • On call covering Santa Monica every other weekend

VA Greater Los Angeles

VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System

  • Tertiary referral center
  • 262 bed facility
  • VA population has a unique group of patients, predominantly male, enriched with spondyloarthropathies, microcrystalline arthropathies, and vasculitis. It also has a complete HMO-like structure with all services including pharmacy and rehabilitation and consultations provided on site at no or low cost.
    Rheumatology Fellows - VA Greater Los Angeles
  • Mix of outpatient/inpatient consult service
  • Clinic AM Monday and Thursday, Friday continuity clinic

Call 2/4 weekends per month; also cover Ronald Reagan on call


Harbor UCLA Medical Center

Harbor UCLA

  • Los Angeles County hospital that serves an indigent population with a high prevalence of infectious rheumatic diseases and autoimmune diseases that strike individuals of minority groups and low socioeconomic groups, often with devastating outcomes
  • Clinic AM Monday, Thursday, PM Tuesday. Friday continuity clinic.

Continuity Clinic

Continuity Clinic

  • UCLA Internal Medicine Suites 200 Medical Plaza
  • Adjacent to Ronald Reagan Hospital
  • 3 Fridays per month
  • West Los Angeles VA Clinic
  • 1 Friday per month