Education

Residency
Pediatrics, Boston Children's Hospital, 2001
Internship
Pediatrics, Boston Children's Hospital, 1999
Degree
MD, Harvard Medical School, 1998

Medical Board Certifications

Clinical Informatics
American Board of Preventive Medicine, 2015
Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics, 2001

State License

A98508
  • About Me

    About Me

    Carlos Lerner, MD, MPhil is Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. After completing his undergraduate studies at Stanford University, he obtained a graduate degree in health economics from the University of York, England, as a Marshall Scholar. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School, and completed his pediatrics residency training in the Boston Combined Residency Program. After residency, Dr. Lerner spent six years at the Kayenta Health Center, a remote Indian Health Service facility on the Navajo reservation. He joined UCLA in 2007.

    In addition to his clinical responsibilities as a general pediatrician, he has leadership roles in health care administration, health care quality, medical education and informatics. He serves as the Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs at the Department of Pediatrics. He is the Medical Director for the UCLA Children's Health Center, the Director of Quality for the Department of Pediatrics, and the Chief Medical Officer for the Pediatric Medical Home Program at UCLA. Dr. Lerner is a member of the Pediatric Residency Program leadership team and a resident advisor. A boardcertified medical informaticist, he serves as Physician Informaticist for CareConnect, UCLA Health System’s electronic medical records system. Dr. Lerner's research interests include health care delivery and health system redesign, with a focus on children with complex chronic conditions.

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  • Locations

    Children's Health Center

    (primary location)
    Address
    200 UCLA Medical Plaza
    Suite 265
    Los Angeles, California 90095
    Phone
    310-825-0867
    Fax
    310-206-5146
  • Education

    Medical Board Certifications

    Clinical Informatics
    American Board of Preventive Medicine, 2015
    Pediatrics
    American Board of Pediatrics, 2001

    Education

    Residency
    Pediatrics, Boston Children's Hospital, 2001
    Internship
    Pediatrics, Boston Children's Hospital, 1999
    Degree
    MD, Harvard Medical School, 1998
  • Clinical Interests
    • General Pediatrics
  • Research

    Publications

  • News & Awards

    Awards

    Two time recipient of the Robert C. Neerhout Teaching Award, UCLA, for “Full-time Faculty member who has contributed the most to the stimulation of resident education in Pediatrics”, 2009, 2011.