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University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center

University of California

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
1000 West Carson Street Building RB2
Department of Medicine
Torrance , CA  90509

Phone: 310 222 3813
Fax: 310 782 2016

Training Program Director

John E. Edwards, Jr.  MD  Prof.  

Research Interests:  Opportunistic infections, especially fungal and host defense mechanisms

Participating Hospitals

  • Harbor/UCLA Medical Center : 500

Program Training Offerings

How does this program meet the ABIM requirements for training in clinical microbiology?

Didactic Lectures
Hands-on Experience

The Program provides training in hospital epidemiology through:

Didactic Lectures
Continuity Clinic
Hands-on Experiences

The Program provides clinical experience for fellows in the following:

Infections in marrow transplant
Infections in solid organ transplant patients
Infections in travelers and tropical medicine
Infections in children

This Program provides training in STD management through:

Didactic Lectures
Courses Elsewhere

The Program has a didactic lecture course for fellows:


If yes, what is the average number of lectures provided over a two-year period?


Training is for:


Are there citizenship requirements?


Types of visas accepted:

Number of fellows accepted each year:

1 or 2 in alternating years

Duration of the Fellowship (years):


The Program has a training grant (T32):


Average number of infectious diseases consults per trainee per year:


Number of Fellows completing the Program in the last 5 years:


Additional Training/Faculty Resources (optional):

Clinician Track 

Clinical Investigator Track 

Basic Investigator Track

Applications accepted via Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS®)?


Timeframe when applications are accepted:

Timeframe when interviews are done


John E. Edwards, Jr. , MD , Prof.

Research Interests: Opportunistic infections, especially fungal and host defense mechanisms


Arnold S. Bayer , MD , Prof.

Research Interests: Endocarditis and staphylococcus pathogenesis

Scott G. Filler , MD , Assoc. Prof.

Research Interests: Opportunistic infections and endothelial cell physiology

Yue Fu , MS

Research Interests: Fungal genetics, especially Candida

Ashaf Ibrahim , PhD

Research Interests: Fungal genetics and pathogenesis, especially Candida

Loren G. Miller , MD , Asst. Prof.

Research Interests: HIV, clinical mycology and antiretroviral adherence

Michael R. Yeaman , PhD , Assoc. Prof.

Research Interests: Inflammation, role of platelet in infections and antimicrobial peptides

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