Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program

Applications Due
September 30th, 2023

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

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Jena

Lee Chung

, MD

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

Biography

Dr. Jena Lee is a board-certified child and adult psychiatrist and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. She completed her undergraduate education at the University of Chicago and her medical education at the University of Washington School of Medicine. After her intern year in Internal Medicine at Harbor-ULCA, she completed her training in General and Child Psychiatry at Stanford University.

Dr. Lee serves as the Director of the Pediatric Psychiatry Consult-Liaison and Pediatric Emergency Psychiatry services at UCLA xMattel Children’s Hospital. She also serves as an attending in the Child and Adult Neurodevelopmental (CAN) Clinic and as a staff psychiatrist at UCLA Behavioral Health Associates (BHA).

Dr. Lee provides evidence-based psychiatric diagnostic and treatment services for a wide range of disorders. Her particular areas of clinical interest include suicide prevention, neurodevelopmental disorders and the medical psychiatric interface.

Education

University of Chicago, B.S., B.A.
University of Washington School of Medicine,M.D.
Stanford School of Medicine, General Psychiatry Residency
Stanford School of Medicine, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship

Research & clinical interests

Psychosomatic medicine
Psychiatric symptoms in children with complex medical illness
Cross-cultural psychiatry/medicine
Autism spectrum disorders
Emergency psychiatry
Assessment and treatment of youth who struggle with suicidality

Roles within the division/Fellowship

Director, Pediatric C/L Psychiatry Rotation
Attending, Child and Adult Neurodevelopmental (CAN) Clinic
Adult Psychiatrist, Behavioral Health Associates
Private academic practice of general child psychiatry
Lectures on topics such as child emergency psychiatry, psychiatric illness and sleep disorders, psychopharmacology