Professional Training Programs

Professional Training Programs


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Consistent with the core mission of the USC UCEDD, we collaborate with Divisions at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles to provide quality interdisciplinary training that prepares professionals to be leaders in the field of developmental disabilities, behavioral health, and care for children with special healthcare needs. 

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles’ competitive training programs recruit trainees from around the country who have made a commitment to working in underserved communities.  Graduates have gone on to leadership positions in other UCEDDs, universities, community mental health centers, and hospitals.


Professional Training programs affiliated with the USC UCEDD include


Health Equity Fellowship

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Pediatric Residency


Improving Medicine: Pediatricians and Communities Together (IMPACT)

The IMPACT program provides in-depth and focused experience involving either a community-based intervention or policy work in an area of emphasis including community health, global health, quality improvement, or research.


USC Family Practice Residency


Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Fellowship


Clinical Child and Pediatric Psychology Doctoral Internship


Clinical-Child Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship


California Interdisciplinary Leadership Education in Neurodevelopment and Related Disabilities (CA LEND)

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Occupational Therapy Doctoral Residency in Pediatric Mental Health




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