Education

Fellowship
Infectious Disease, LAC + USC Medical Center, 1976
Residency
Pediatrics, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1973
Internship
Pediatrics, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1972
Degree
MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1970

Medical Board Certifications

Emergency Medicine
American Board of Emergency Medicine, 1982
Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics, 1977

Gender

Male

State License

C35538
  • About Me

    About Me

    Dr. Baraff is a Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.

    Dr. Baraff received his AB from the University of Pennsylvania and his MD from the Georgetown University School of Medicine. He completed a Pediatric Residency at Georgetown University Hospital and an Infectious Diseases Fellowship at the University of Southern California. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine in Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Emergency Medicine and the American Board of Pediatrics in Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Diseases. He is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He is a past member of the Editorial Board of the Annals of Emergency Medicine, and his achievements have been recognized and honored by the American College of Emergency Physicians, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, the American Roentgen Ray Society, and the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services.

    He has served on the National Council and the Board of Directors of the American College of Emergency Physicians and as President of the California Chapter. He has also been a member of the Emergency Medical Services Commission of the County of Los Angeles, the National Faculty of the American Heart Association and the Executive Committee of the Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center. He played a key role in the creation of the Trauma Systems for the State of California and Los Angeles County.

    Dr. Baraff's fields of research interest include Health Policy and Health Services Research, Medical Decision Making, Infectious Diseases, Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Behavioral Health. He has received over $22,000,000 in research grants and is the author of over 120 scientific publications. He has done sentinel work in defining reactions associated with DTP vaccine for the Food and Drug Association. He developed Emergency Department Diagnosis Related Groups for the Health Care Finance Agency. Dr. Baraff has developed practice guidelines for the management of children with Fever Without Source and for Falls in the Elderly. He is one of a team which has developed a World Wide Web based expert system for the Management of Occupation Exposure to Blood and Body Fluids funded by the Centers for Disease Control.

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  • Education

    Medical Board Certifications

    Emergency Medicine
    American Board of Emergency Medicine, 1982
    Pediatrics
    American Board of Pediatrics, 1977

    Education

    Fellowship
    Infectious Disease, LAC + USC Medical Center, 1976
    Residency
    Pediatrics, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1973
    Internship
    Pediatrics, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1972
    Degree
    MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1970
  • Clinical Interests
    • Emergency Medicine
    • Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Research

    Research Interest

    Health Policy and Health Services Research, Medical Decision Making, Infectious Diseases, Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Behavioral Health.

    Publications

  • News & Awards

    Awards

    • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
    • President and Board of Directors, California Chapter, American College of Emergency Physicians
    • Board of Directors, American College of Emergency Physicians
    • Certificate of Appreciation of Service ,Los Angeles Pediatric Society
    • Walter T. Edwards Award for Distinguished Service, California Chapter, American College of Emergency Physicians
    • Certificate of Appreciation, The American Roentgen Ray Society
    • Commendation for Special Contributions, American College of Emergency Physicians
    • UCLA Medical Center Humanism Award
    • Commendation for Special Contribution, Annals of Emergency Medicine
    • Super Doctors, Southern California