Karen Elisa Milian Olmos, MD, MPH

Dr. Olmos is the Assistant Program Director at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Harbor City, California.

She earned her medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine and completed her residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. She earned her MPH in Maternal and Child Health at the University of California, Berkeley while in medical school. SHe also completed a Faculty Development Fellowship at Harbor-UCLA. 

What are your greatest professional interests?

In general, I enjoy focusing my efforts on gynecologic care, health disparities, and LGBTQIA+ Health. I have really enjoyed training our residents in procedural care and supervising them in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.

What are your personal hobbies and interests?

Running (or trying to run), learning how to bake with my kids, going to my kids’ sporting events and art classes, trying to cultivate a green thumb.   

If you could wave a magic wand and change one thing about graduate medical education, what would it be?

As I navigate the world of residency education, I have seen what an issue GME funding is, and how that can be an insurmountable barrier to innovation in residency education.   

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