Resume

PEDIATRIC PRACTICE / LOCUM TENENS

Aviva Biederman, M.D., Richard Miller, M.D., Jennifer Ouchi, M.D., May 2009 to present,  Los Angeles, CA locum tenens

Rena Keynigshteyn, M.D., Jeffrey Penso, M.D., Nancy Bloomstein, M.D., April – October 2010,  Culver City, CA locum tenens

Cesar Chavarria, January-March 2010,  Hospital Pediatrics Specialists ,Tarzana, California, locum tenens

Venice Family Clinics, October,November, December, January , 2009-10 Rose.Pico, Los Angeles, Ca preceptoring

Ellis Beesely, M.D., September 2009 to April 2010, Los Angeles, CA locum tenens

Yussef Sahkai, M.D., October 2009, Los Angeles, CA locum tenens

Jonathan Kivitz, M.D., February 1987 – May 2009, Century City, CA

Greater Sacramento Pediatrics, January – February 2007, Carmichael, CA

Marina Burstein, M.D., September 2003 – 2007, Los Angeles, CA

Farrah Laaly Hekmat, M.D., December 2004 – January 2005, Beverly Hills, CA, locum tenens

Del Norte Clinic, December 2003 – January 2004, Yuba City, CA, locum tenens

William Morgan, M.D., August 2003, Arroyo Grande, CA, locum tenens

Valley Oaks Pediatrics, December 2002 – January 2003, Modesto, CA,
locum tenens

Herb Levin, M.D., 1983 – 2001, Beverly Hills, CA, part time

Pediatric Associates, February 1991 – August 1991, Sherman Oaks, CA, part time

Lee Panman, M.D., 1986 – 1989, West Los Angeles, CA, part time

Bracha Shaham, M.D. sharing call with Drs Biederman, Pivko, & Stark,
1985 – 1986, Beverly Hills, CA, full time

Fred Friedman, M.D., Gerald Whitman, M.D., Steven Marcus, M.D.,
1984 – 1985, Los Angeles, CA, half time

Cliff Rubin, M.D., Kathy Schneiderman, M.D., 1983 – 1984, Beverly Hills, CA,
part time

Aldon Clark, M.D., 1973 – 1983, Laguna Niguel, CA, part time

LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS & INSURANCE

M.O.C. American Board of Pediatrics ID 33027

(completed maintenance of certification exam on September 21, 2009)

PREP Self-Assessment (ongoing)

Pediatrics in Review (ongoing)

Washington State Medical License #MD00049130, 2008 – present

CAP MPT Malpractice #4846, 1984 – present

Certification American Board of Pediatrics #17272, 1974 – present
Permanent Certificate Holder ABP ID #33027

California Medical License #G22623, 1972 – present (expiration 8/31/2011)

D.E.A. #AR5453422 and Buprenorphine Training (expiration 4/30/2012)

National Physician Identifier #1912042896

CURES #CACURES902821

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, 1983 – present
CME Committee

UCLA Medical Center, 1983 – 2005

UCI Medical Center, 1973 – 1983

San Clemente General Hospital, 1973 – 1983

South Coast Community Hospital, 1973 – 1983

Mission Community Hospital, 1973 – 1983

UNIVERSITY AFFILIATIONS AND TEACHING

Cedars Sinai Thalians
Grand Rounds: When Serving Minors Becomes a Major Problem December 9, 2010
Child Psychiatry Fellows: Substance Abuse January 5 and 12, 2011

Venice Family Clinic, Volunteer Faculty, October/November 2009

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Volunteer Faculty, 1983 – present, Los Angeles, CA

Adolescent and Emerging Adult Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse and Co-occurring Mental Health Conditions, 2008 – 2009

Neonatal Follow-up Clinic, August – September 2007

Continuity Clinic, 1983 – 2005

Ambulatory Care Clinic, July 2003 – 2005

UCLA Assistant Clinical Professor, 1983 – 2009, Los Angeles, CA

UCI, Assistant Clinical Instructor, 1973 – 1983, Irvine, CA

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Society of Adolescent Medicine, Los Angeles Chapter, present

California Society of Addiction Medicine, 2001 – present

American Academy of Pediatrics Substance Abuse, California Chapter 2, 1998 – present Executive Board

Los Angeles County Medical Association Beverly Hills, Chapter 4, District #7, 1997 – 2001 Treasurer / Secretary, Vice President, President, Past President, CMA representative alternate delegate

American Academy of Pediatrics, 1974 – present

American Society of Addiction Medicine, 2001 – 2008

Los Angeles County Women’s Medical Association, 1996 – 2001
LACWA Secretary, 1996 – 1998
Domestic Violence / Child Abuse Subcommittee, 1996 – 1998

Los Angeles Pediatric Society, 1985 – 1995

PARTIAL LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

Authored resolutions, including:

Acceptable Blood Alcohol Level for Doctors on Call

Linking Family Violence AMWA CME to the AAP websites

Increasing Education on Gambling

Recognizing the Detrimental Psychosocial Effects of Verbal Abuse

Recognizing Verbal Abuse in High School Sports

Recognizing Verbal Abuse as Emotional Abuse

Reducing Verbal Abuse in Marital Separation and Divorce

Determining Safe Levels of Methadone in Nursing Mothers

Articles:

California Pediatrician, Fall 2002, American Academy of Pediatrics, District IX, “Club Drug Precautions for Pediatricians,” pp. 18-19. (Trisha Roth, M.D., Jack Kuo, M.D., Kathy Mellott, M.D., and Jeffery Wilkins, M.D.)

American Academy of Pediatrics, Pediatric News, Winter 2004, Vol. 27, No. 4, “Substance Abuse and Co-Occurring Disorders.” (Trisha Roth, Chair, Chapter 2 Substance Abuse Committee)

LEADERSHIP AND COMMUNITY OUTREACH

APSAC, Board Member, advocacy for smoke-free multi-unit housing, Santa Monica, 2003 to present

Festival of Recovery, April 25, 2009

SHARE! (Self-Help and Recovery Exchange)
Recovery Awards Dinner Honoree, October 2003

Advisor / Board Member, 1990 – 2000

LACMA BH, President, District 7, 2000

Los Angeles County Policy Coalition on Tobacco and Alcohol and Other Drugs,
1996 – 1998

Beverly Hills PTA Council, Red Ribbon Week, 1995 – 1998

Honorary Service Award, 1998

Beverly Hills Candidate for Board of Education (1993, 1995, 1997) and City Council (1990 – 1994)

BHHS PTSA, Health Chair, Substance Abuse, 1993 – 1998

Reality Check Club, on-campus BHHS / Recreation and Parks, to create clean and sober activities, 1988 – 1998

Maternal Child Health Advisory Council, 1994 – 1996

Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce, 1990
Government Liaison and Health Care, founding member
Advisor / Board Member, Honoree

El Rodeo PTA, Board Member, 1983 – 1990

LA County West District Health Department Advisory Council, 1988 - 1989

LA Westside County Alcohol Policy Coalition, 1988 - 1989

BHHS PTSA, Health Chair Person, National First Place for video Straight Talk, 1989

BHHS PTSA, Health Chair Person, eight western states on AIDS Education, 1988

WASC, Member Western Association of Schools and Colleges Accreditation Committee BHHS, 1987 – 1988

Temple Beth El, Cofounder, Laguna Niguel, 1980 – 1983

Citizen of the Month, Laguna Niguel, June 1982

SMARTS, Founder, after-school program, Laguna Niguel, 1979 – 1983

AYSO, Assistant Coach, Team Mom, 1976 – 1983

JCC, Founding Member, Laguna Beach, California, 1976 – 1977

POST-GRADUATE TRAINING

UCLA Anderson School, Graduate School of Management, January – November 2001

Cedars-Sinai Health Care Management Program

Tufts New England Medical Center, July 1972 – January 1973
Ambulatory Care Fellowship

Toronto Hospital for Sick Children, July 1971 – June 1972

Mt Sinai Hospital, Pediatric Residency, July 1970 – June 1971

Mt Sinai Hospital, Pediatric Internship, July 1969 – June 1970

University of Miami School of Medicine, September 1967 – June 1969

New Jersey College of Medicine, September 1965 – June 1967

Simmons College, Boston, Massachusetts, September 1962 – June 1965
BS Education, Secondary School Biology

CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION / CONFERENCES

AAP Prep Course, Portland, OR, September 2009

Mindfulness Meditation Conference, April 2009

All Los Angeles Emergency Medical Conference with Pediatric Focus, 2009

ACEP Update, 2009

American College of Emergency Physicians, 2009

ASAM, 2009

Society of Adolescent Medicine, 2009

Tooer Women’s Conference, 1998, 2005, 2007, 2009

CSAM, 2008

Most of Us, 2008

AAP National, 2007

12 hours of CME, End of Life & Pain Management, 2007

UCLA Mini MBA, 2001