Professional Training Research



Current Projects

Assessing Major Themes in Community Pediatrics Curriculum (PI: Kevin Fang)

Identifying Barriers to Effective Pediatric Housestaff-Nursing Communication (PI: Connie Lu; Faculty Advisor: Michelle Thompson)

Educational Research on Mental Health Strategies for Pediatricians in Primary Care (PI: Sheela Rao; Co-Investigator: Christine Mirzaian)

Creating a Predictive Model for Passing the American Board of Pediatrics Certification Exam - A Single Center Analysis (PI: Ronen Zipkin; Co-Investigators: Kevin Fang, Michelle Thompson)

Pediatric Residents' Skills, Attitudes, Comfort, and Training Needs Regarding Managing Mental and Behavioral Health Concerns in the Primary Care Clinic (PI: Christine Mirzaian; Co-Investigators: Alexis Deavenport-Saman, Olga Solomon)

Increasing awareness of doctor-patient interaction among CHLA pediatric trainees (PI: Marwa Moustafa; Co-Investigators: Olga Solomon, Larry Yin)

Survey to Evaluate Clinicians' Awareness of the Updated NIH/NHLBI and GINA Asthma Management Guidelines(PI: Aida Siyihian; Co-Investigator: Eyal Ben-Isaac)

Improving the Institutional Culture of Feedback by Implementing a Faculty Educator Peer Coaching Program (PI: Rina Jubran; Co-Investigator: Michelle Thompson)

A Novel Approach to Resident Scheduling in the Era of Duty Hour Guidelines (PI: Eyal Ben-Issac)

Psychology Graduate Training in Early Childhood: Professional Outcomes of Pre and Postdoctoral Early Childhood Training at Children's Hospital Los Angeles (Marian Williams)

Longitudinal Evaluation of the Required Level of Supervision for Pediatric Fellows (PI: Douglas Vanderbilt)


Siddiq, H. (2023, in press) Planning Processes and Procedures to Develop Partnered Conferences. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action

Hallowell, R., Saluja, S., Lewis, L., Novak, D. A., Valentine, W., Batch, E., Clayton Johnson, M. A., Bluthenthal, R. N., Cousineau, M. R., & Ben-Ari, R. (2022). Advocacy for Health Justice: An Innovative Pilot Course for MD and Master of Public Policy Students. Teaching and learning in medicine, 1–13. Advance online publication.

Kretch, K. S., Willett, S. L., Hsu, L. Y., Sargent, B. A., Harbourne, R. T., & Dusing, S. C. (2022). "Learn the Signs. Act Early.": Updates and Implications for Physical Therapists. Pediatric physical therapy : the official publication of the Section on Pediatrics of the American Physical Therapy Association, 34(4), 440–448.

Ford, C. A., Bourgeois, F., Buckelew, S. M., Emans, S. J., English, A., Evans, Y. N., Irwin, C. E., Jr, Richardson, L. P., Sherer, S., Short, S., Sieving, R. E., Simpson, T., Tanaka, D., & White, K. (2021). Twenty-First Century Cures Act Final Rule and Adolescent Health Care: Leadership Education in Adolescent Health (LEAH) Program Experiences. The journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine, 69(6), 873–877.