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Charlene Gaw, M.D.

Professional Title
PGY-1

Professional Education

Medical School

Medical School
Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine

Graduate School

Graduate School
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Undergraduate School

Undergraduate School
Virginia Commonwealth University


Personal

Hometown

Hometown
Cupertino, CA

Interests

Interests

Running, yoga, cycling, reading historical and domestic fiction, ranting about politics and inefficient systems, forever trying to be a better writer

 

Why did you choose UCLA for Residency?

Diverse patient and city population to serve and learn from in my home state, intelligent, caring and interesting faculty, fantastic weather and food!

 

What is your favorite place to visit/thing(s) to do in/memory from living in LA? If you have never lived here before, what are you most excited about?

BCD Tofu House at odd hours, going to the beach at night, eating the selection of worldwide cuisines

 

What are your areas of interest within EM or future career plans? 

Mental health and/or geriatric health policy

 

What is your go-to song to get pumped up on shift?

Good Morning Baltimore from Hairspray (the musical)

 

Next vacation stop?

New Zealand or Patagonia

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