Noteworthy Features of the UCSD Med-Peds Program

Program Details

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  • The presence of a dedicated Med-Peds Program Director and Associate Program Director providing direction and commitment to the program and its future development
  • The Med-Peds residents themselves - the quality and happiness of the housestaff is the most important reflection of the success of any program -- especially ours
  • Distinct Med/Peds identity, yet with excellent integration into both categorical programs
  • Four weeks paid vacation per year
  • Free internet access to multiple electronic medical journals, MD Consults, and Up-to-Date
  • Diversity of patient population and pathology. Our hospitals' catchment area extends from the borders of Mexico to south of Los Angeles and eastward to Arizona and southern Nevada.
  • University/academic setting with excellent clinical training and multiple sub-specialty electives in both internal medicine and pediatrics
  • Opportunity for international health rotations with an established four-week elective rotation at Maputo Central Hospital in Mozambique and Guadalajara, Mexico.
  • Local Global Health elective through pediatrics
  • Numerous research opportunities with leading physician-scientists
  • Level I Trauma Center in both internal medicine and pediatrics, Regional Burn Center, Level III NICU experience, free-standing Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego
  • Located in beautiful, sunny San Diego