Pediatric Medical Students

Medical Students - UCLA Pediatrics

3rd Year Medical Students - Clerkship Information

The Department of Pediatrics at the Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA offers a four-week clinical clerkship at the following sites:

  • Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center/Cedars-Sinai (combined site)
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Olive View-UCLA Medical Center
  • Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
  • Kaiser Permanente Sunset Medical Center
  • UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital/Olive View-UCLA Medical Center (combined site)

For detailed information about the clerkship, please access the Medical School website at: http://medschool.ucla.edu/current-clinical-curriculum

Visiting Elective Scholarship Program

We are pleased to offer the Visiting Elective Scholarship Program (VESP) for the academic year of 2022-2023, which provides financial support to senior U.S. medical students who are traditionally underrepresented in medicine, and who are interested in applying to UCLA for a senior clinical elective.

4th Year Medical Students - Elective Information

We are excited to host visiting medical students for the 2022-23 academic year! For the 2022-2023 academic year, AAMC and the Coalition for Physician Accountability have concluded that there are no restrictions in place for 2022-23 away rotations. The full announcement is available at this link.

For international visiting students, we do anticipate being able to accept students from our affiliated partner institutions. Please contact [email protected] for more information.

The Department of Pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA offers a wide variety of senior medical student electives in Pediatrics. For detailed information about the electives we offer, please access the DGSOM website at: http://medschool.ucla.edu/current-visiting-students. This site contains all course descriptions and application instructions. We require that students complete and pass all core clerkships to be eligible to apply for senior electives.

Contact: [email protected] 

Electives are offered in 3 week blocks in Westwood and UCLA's affiliated campuses and ambulatory sites, as follows:

UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital

  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Allergy-Immunology
  • Ambulatory Pediatrics
  • Medical Genetics
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Pediatric Critical Care Subinternship
  • Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
  • Pediatric Hematology-Oncology (outpatient & inpatient)
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  • Pediatric Nephrology
  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Pediatric Rheumatology

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

  • Medical Genetics
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Pediatric Critical Care
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism
  • Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Pediatric Ward Subinternship

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  • Pediatric Nephrology
  • Pediatric Ward Subinternship

Kaiser Permanente Sunset Medical Center

  • Ambulatory Pediatrics
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Pediatric Critical Care
  • Pediatric Ward Subinternship

Other

  • Ambulatory Medicine-Pediatrics (UCLA Brentwood Med-Peds)