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Graduate Medical Education

Educating and training the next generation of leaders in child health is a vital part of our mission at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland. Our graduate and continuing education programs prepare physicians for excellence in clinical practice in a broad spectrum of pediatric medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties in both academic and private settings.

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A Brief Profile of Dr. Pamela Simms-Mackey, Pediatrician and Director of Graduate Medical Education and the Pediatric Residency Program (Video)

Please contact us directly if you are interested:

Pamela Simms-Mackey, MDPamela Simms-Mackey, MD

Director, Medical Education and Residency Program
Phone: (510) 428-3331
Email: psimms@mail.cho.org


Michael Lang MDMichael Lang, MD

Associate Director, Residency Program
Phone: (510) 428-3331
Email: mlang@mail.cho.org


Celeste AllenCeleste Allen, MD

Associate Director, Residency Program
Phone: (510) 428-3331
Email: callen@mail.cho.org

Learning to care for children never ends.

Pediatric graduate medical education at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland is a rewarding program built on academic excellence and family-centered care. Training in one of the nation’s premier pediatric health systems, you’ll have access to faculty who are respected leaders in their fields, a patient care model that stands apart, and groundbreaking research. As a regional referral center and Level 1 Trauma Center for children, our hospital is the perfect place to gain expertise in pediatric care.

There is great diversity in terms of race, religion, and socioeconomic status reflected in our patient population and our students benefit from the diversity of patients we see at Children's. We provide a supportive and challenging educational environment within which residents of diverse backgrounds can prepare themselves for careers characterized by a commitment to excellence in service to others through patient care, research, teaching, and lifelong learning.

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