University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Lung and Heart-Lung Transplant Program
Los Angeles, CA


The UCLA Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine is pleased to offer a dedicated PGY7 fellowship year in lung transplant medicine, beginning in July 2020. This specialized year will provide comprehensive training in all aspects of transplant pulmonology, including:

  • evaluation and selection of transplant candidates;
  • management of end-stage lung disease in transplant candidates;
  • donor evaluation, management, and selection;
  • peri-operative care of the lung transplant recipient;
  • initiation and management of immunosuppression;
  • diagnosis and treatment of the full spectrum of post-transplant complications;
  • diagnostic bronchoscopy for transplant recipients;
  • assessment of lung biopsies for rejection and treatment of rejection;
  • immunogenetics;
  • long-term outpatient care after transplant.

Research and/or quality improvement projects, as well as didactic instruction, are included in the curriculum. The fellow will be working alongside a dynamic multidisciplinary team of faculty, nurse practitioners, nurse coordinators, pharmacists and other specialists. After successful completion of this training year, the graduating fellow will be well-equipped to serve as an attending transplant pulmonologist.

Please forward this job posting to any interested individuals, who are encouraged to email a CV and cover letter to:

David Sayah, MD, PhD
Medical Director
[email protected] 


Posted on September 9, 2019