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Olive View–UCLA
Sponsored Training Programs

Olive View–UCLA Medical Center is the proud sponsoring institution for five programs:

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Internal Medicine

The Olive View- UCLA Medicine Residency training program is devoted to the medical needs of our underserved communities, emphasizing holistic care while addressing the external determinants of health in our diverse patient population. Residents train in Internal Medicine through the three-year categorical or one-year preliminary medicine track, rotating through multiple clinical sites. Internal Medicine residents will spend most of their training time at Olive View- UCLA Medical Center while also rotating through Ronald Reagan – UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica- UCLA Medical Center and the West Los Angeles VA Medical Center. The Internal Medicine faculty at Olive View are well known for their clinical and evidenced based teaching, making us one of the most popular sites for training at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine.

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The Olive View- UCLA Psychiatry Residency Training Program is a community-based, county-supported, and academically oriented program which aims to provide our residents with an outstanding education of great breadth and depth. This is done in multiple settings where residents gain mastery in caring for patients from a diversity of backgrounds. Communication, collaboration, and community are the pillars that guide the mission of our program. Our residents rotate through a variety of clinical settings, including Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health clinics, inpatient wards and psychiatric emergency room at Olive View-UCLA Medical Center, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital, and the student counseling center at California State University in Northridge.

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The Hematology and Oncology Fellowship Training Program at Olive View-UCLA Medical Center, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center is a fully integrated, three-year program that offers comprehensive clinical training in hematology, oncology, and stem cell transplantation. The fellowship training program boasts a 100% subspecialty board examination pass rate in Hematology and Oncology. Our graduated fellows place in competitive jobs in highly desirable locations in both the academic and private setting.

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Fellows in the Nephrology fellowship at Olive View- UCLA Medical Center are provided with a wide breadth of clinical experiences at Olive View and UCLA. We provide a friendly and academically rigorous environment that allows fellows to achieve a high level of competence in all areas of Nephrology. Be taught by faculty who have written books on key Nephrology topics, gain experience with kidney transplant, become well versed in outpatient dialysis care and serve  a diverse patient population in our outpatient clinics. Our fellows are well equipped to enter the field of Nephrology regardless of practice setting.

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The Rheumatology Fellowship Training Program at Olive View- UCLA Medical Center provides holistic care to patients with diverse language, cultural and economic backgrounds. Fellows will care for patients with the full spectrum of connective tissue disease with additional rotations in orthopedics, physical therapy, and pediatric rheumatology to enhance overall training. The strong didactic program, 1:1 faculty mentorship and emphasis on bedside teaching attracts applicants from across the country.

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“You get a great combination of community and academia in a really welcoming and warm environment. You get to know all of your attendings and feel cared for.”

Sabrin Sidhu

“The patient population is the most special thing about Olive View- you are working with primarily with disadvantaged populations and really change people’s lives... Our patients are so grateful for the care they get here and it is so rewarding.”

Surbhi Bansil

“The mix of autonomy and supervision is amazing, we get supervised autonomy.”

David Phan
Chief Resident

“Olive View is special due to our unique, underserved patient population; it makes our work incredibly rewarding. We also get great autonomy and truly feel like the primary providers for our patients, which makes it a wonderful learning experience.”

Nattapron Tun, MD
Hem/Onc Fellow

“Olive View allows trainees to practice with appropriate autonomy while having constant and accessible supervision from passionate county attendings. Having my own patient panel both in residency and in fellowship gave me total ownership of my patients and prepared me well for my future as an attending.”

Sharvina Ziyeh, MD
Hem/Onc Fellow

UCLA Sponsored Training Programs

Olive View–UCLA Medical Center stands as a beacon of holistic healthcare training, nurturing UCLA residents across 22 specialties. Amidst its educational endeavors, it places a profound emphasis on understanding and addressing the intricate interplay of social determinants of health.

Olive View cultivates a cadre of physicians equipped not only with clinical expertise but also with a deep understanding of the needs of vulnerable populations.

Procedural Specialties

Emergency Medicine
Radiology–General and Interventional

Medical Specialties

Pulmonary/Critical Care
Sleep Medicine
Infectious Disease

Surgical Specialties

Orthopedic Surgery
Plastic Surgery
General Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery

Developmental Specialties

Family Medicine