About Our Division
Our mission is to provide compassionate, developmentally appropriate, culturally aware and trauma-informed care to young people from all backgrounds.The UCSD Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine is dedicated to meeting the unique physical, cognitive and socioemotional needs of adolescents and young adults through outstanding clinical service, medical education, scholarship, and advocacy.
Rady Childrens' Hospital
Provides consultative, evidenced based, trauma-informed, culturally aware, and confidential care for youth aged 10-26 years in San Diego County.
Providing comprehensive care to gender diverse youth in extensive collaboration with community-based providers.
A New Division
Welcome to the newest division at UC San Diego Department of Pediatrics
The Division of Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Medicine, which launched on April 15, 2020! The Division of AYA Medicine is dedicated to providing comprehensive, compassionate, trauma-informed and evidenced-based care to adolescents and young adults through developmentally designed clinical services, advocacy, scholarship and teaching. AYA Medicine faculty members include Dr. David Inwards-Breland (Division Chief), Dr. Maya Kumar, Dr. Kay Rhee, and Dr. Kanani Titchen.
Education with the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine
Teaching future physicians is a critical component of UCSD Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine's academic mission. We offer rich educational experiences in adolescent health for medical students and pediatric residents from the UCSD School of Medicine.For Medical Students & Residents
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