Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program

Applications Due
September 30th, 2023

Dulce Madrid
310-206-6721
DVMadrid@mednet.ucla.edu

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Brandon

Ito

, MD, MPH

Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine

Biography

Dr. Brandon Ito is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He completed medical school at the UC Irvine School of Medicine, masters degree in public health from the Harvard University School of Public Health, adult residency training at UC San Francisco, and fellowship in child and adolescent training at New York University Langone Center and Bellevue Hospital. Dr. Ito has completed additional training in LGBTQ+ mental health and global health at UCSF, the UCLA Medical Education Fellowship, and Stanford University Faculty Development in Clinical Teaching program.

Dr. Ito serves in several clinical roles at UCLA, including the UCLA faculty practice, Behavioral Health Services (BHS), Behavioral Wellness Center, supervising in the Child & Adult Neurodevelopmental (CAN) Clinic, and helped establish LGBTQ+ mental health services within the Division and the UCLA Gender Health Program serving transgender and gender non-binary youth. Dr. Ito’s educational roles include Clerkship Chair of Psychiatry at the David Geffen School of Medicine (DGSOM), Educator for Excellence for the DGSOM pre-clinical curriculum, Systems-Based Healthcare tutor, and faculty in the UCLA LGBTQ+ Primary Care Fellowship and DGSOM LGBTQ+ Early Authentic Clinical Experience.

Dr. Ito is a dedicated advocate for reducing disparities within medical education and LGBTQ+ health, and proudly serves on the Department of Psychiatry Diversity Advisory Committee and LGBTQ+ Equity & Diversity Committee.

Education

University of California, San Diego; B.A.
University of California, Irvine; M.D.
Harvard University, M.P.H.
University of California, San Francisco, General Psychiatry Residency
New York University, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship

Research & clinical interests

LGBTQ+ mental health, racial and sexual health disparities, medical education, medical student and physician wellness and mental health, underserved populations

Roles within the division/Fellowship

Attending, Child & Adult Neurodevelopmental (CAN) Clinic
Psychiatrist, Behavioral Wellness Center
Psychiatrist, Behavioral Health Services/SHIP
Clerkship Chair, Psychiatry Core Clerkship at the David Geffen School of Medicine
Co-leader, Systems Based Healthcare Course at the David Geffen School of Medicine
Behavioral Health Provider, UCLA Gender Health Program
Faculty Supervisor, UCLA LGBTQ Primary Care Fellowship
Lectures on such topics as LGBTQ youth and intersectionality