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Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Training Program

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Resident Rotation


The Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics (DBP) Rotation prepares pediatric residents for a variety of developmental and behavioral concerns encountered in pediatric practice. The rotation framework considers children according to varying levels of risk:

The rotation provides the trainee with a breadth of experiences through existing relationships between the Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Section in the Division of Neonatal and Developmental Medicine and

The various clinical and community settings allow the trainee to become familiar with the social, economic, environmental and medical factors that contribute to the developmental and behavioral health of children. In addition, trainees will attend lectures, tutorials, and discussions with rotation staff to build and reflect on their experiences.

Educational Activities

The DBP rotation includes the following sites and experiences:

LPCH sites and experiences

Community Partners


Trainees should review the online rotation materials. Please read the orientation page to become familiar with the structure of the rotation. Also, please review the learning objectives and professional competencies associated with each site experience.


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This program is supported by a generous grant from the Eucalyptus Fund.

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