Children's Hospital Oakland
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Children's Hospital Oakland

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, [1] is a children's hospital in Oakland, California. It is affiliated with UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco and is an American College of Surgeons or ACS designated a Level I pediatric trauma center.[2][3] It has an affiliated research organization, the Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute, or CHORI, and is involved in research and treatment for a variety of children's health issues, such as pediatric obesity, cancers, sickle cell disease, AIDS/HIV, hemophilia and cystic fibrosis.[4]

Previously named Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland, the hospital was renamed in 2014 after affiliating with UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco. UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland is one of only five ACS Pediatric Level 1 trauma centers in California.[5] In 2016, the UCSF Children's Hospital was ranked among the top 25 in 8 out of 10 hospital specialties in the U.S News & World Report's best pediatric hospitals listing.[6][7]


Bertha Wright founded the Baby Hospital, which later became the Children's Hospital Oakland, in 1912.[8]

Medical Training

Residency Program


UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland is a teaching hospital with a 3-year Pediatrics residency program, currently employing 78 residents in total.[9] It has attracted medical students from more than 40 schools,[9] who train within the hospital as well as in a number of associated hospitals and clinics.[10]

Fellowship Programs

In addition to the Pediatrics residency program, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland has accredited fellowship programs in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Pediatric Infectious Disease, and Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine.[11]


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