UCLA Medical Center

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4 weeks of paid vacation
Meal allowance of $3,000 per year
Housing allowance of $12,000 per year
Educational allowance of $500-$1,000 per year
Reimbursement for licensure and exam fees
Relocation reimbursement of up to $2,750
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Member-Only Discounts

Post-Residency Contract Review
Kaplan Medical discount
Medelita Discount (medical supplies) & more…
View discount programs on the main Members page

Regional Vice Presidents & Delegates

Regional Vice Presidents
Mark Kelly, Internal Medicine, UCLA Medical Center
Christine Zachek, OB/GYN, UCSD
Sean Li, Plastic Surgery, UCSD


Alex Gorin, Internal Medicine
Alina Kung, Internal Medicine
Amanda Labora, General Surgery
Anna McKinsey, Pediatrics
Anna Yap, ED
Damond Ng, Internal Medicine
James Murphy, Emergency Medicine
Jennifer Cohenmehr, Psychiatry
Katie Warther, Pediatrics
Lawrence Benjamin, Medicine-Pulmonary and Critical Care
Michael Nguyen, Dermatology
Reza Hessabi, Emergency Medicine
Tanner Tripp, Anesthesiology
Wilson Ricketts, Med/Peds
Catie Gliwa, Obstetrics and Gynecology (Alternate)

Questions about your contract? Contact: Micah Morse | gmmorse@cirseiu.org | (213) 332-5869