Rebecca Dudovitz, MD, MSHS is an Assistant Professor in General Pediatrics and Vice-Chair of the Primary Care College in the David Geffen School of Medicine who works as part of the Faculty Practice at the Santa Monica 12th St Clinic and as a Faculty Researcher for the UCLA Children’s Discovery & Innovation Institute. Dr. Dudovitz graduated from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA in 2005 and completed her residency training in the UCLA Pediatric Community Health and Advocacy Training (CHAT) program in 2008. After residency, she served as a chief resident before entering a health services research fellowship through the UCLA Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars program. Through the Clinical Scholars Program she gained experience in community based participatory research and received a Master’s degree in health services. Following her fellowship training she joined the faculty as an Assistant Professor in the division of General Pediatrics. In addition to seeing patients at the UCLA General Pediatrics 12th Street Office in Santa Monica, she supervises resident physicians at the UCLA Children’s Health Center in Westwood and the Venice Family Clinic. Her research interests include understanding the relationship between academic achievement and health and leveraging school environments to improve adolescent health and prevent substance use.
Contact Information: RDudovitz@mednet.ucla.edu