Our Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellows

  • Fellowship Program 2014-2017
  • Fellowship Program 2015-2018
  • Fellowship Program 2016-2019

Lukas R. Austin-Page, MD

Lukas completed his residency in pediatrics at Children's Hospital Los Angeles and worked for a year after residency as an attending physician on the CHLA Emergency Transport Team. He continues to have an interest in pre- hospital and transport medicine as well as disaster planning as it relates to international pediatric emergency medicine.

Rashida Campwala, MD

Rashida completed pediatric residency at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, after which she worked at CHLA’s urgent care for two years prior to starting fellowship. She has an interest in Quality Improvement and Prehospital Care.

Kathryn Pade, MD

Kathryn completed her pediatric residency training at the Children's Hospital Los Angeles and was incredibly excited to stay on for fellowship. She has wide range of interests which include asthma, appendicitis, trauma, ultrasound and quality improvement.

Joo Lee Song, MD

Joo Lee (Julie) is a Southern California native who spent her undergraduate and medical school years braving cold East Coast winters in New York City. She completed her pediatric residency at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Her academic interests include education, simulation, and resuscitation medicine. Outside of the hospital, she enjoys spending time with her husband, cooking (with a particular love INA Garten recipes), traveling, and hiking.

Courtney Brennan, MD

Courtney completed her medical degree at the University of California, Irvine and her pediatric residency training at the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Accustomed to the California sun, she was thrilled to stay on as a pediatric emergency medicine fellow at CHLA. Her academic interest includes quality improvement and education, and she has an interest in pursuing sepsis research. Outside of medicine, Courtney enjoys running and competing in half marathons, travel, and spending time with her friends and family.

Jessica Perniciaro, MD

Jess was born in New York and grew up in Raleigh, NC. After finishing Pediatrics residency at John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD, she worked as a Pediatric Oncology Hospitalist in New York and then as an urgent care physician in the Hopkins Emergency Department. She has really enjoyed her first year on the West Coast and at CHLA. Her academic interest includes efficiency and flow management, cost effectiveness, and administration. When she’s not a the hospital, she lies to spend her time exploring LA restaurants, going to the beach, traveling to visit family and friends, and watching Ravens football.

Arshad Jiffry, MD

Arshad completed his residency at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles in Pediatrics and stayed on for an additional year as Chief Resident. He is interested in studying the causes and effect of stress in the Emergency Department on the staff and how to best alleviate this stress. Outside of work, Arshad loves to try new restaurants, hike/bike, and cheer for the Lakers and Rams!

Bahareh Ravandi, MD

Bahar grew up in Texas where she went to college and medical school. Whe she was applying for residency, she decided it was time to explore the world beyond The Republic of Texas. She completed her pediatrics residency at Children’s National in Washington, DC. Continuing her mission to explore the country, she decided to switch coasts to CHLA in sunny Los Angeles. Her academic interests include value based care, quality improvement, advocacy, healthy policy and social determinants of health. When she’s not in the hospital, Bahar enjoys cooking, yoga, spinning, and exploring the sunny, warm outdoor activities of Los Angeles.

Cindy Luu, MD

Cindy Luu was born in San Francisco, California and moved to Los Angeles for her undergraduate and graduate training at UCLA and USC, respectively. She then completed her pediatric residency at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Her research interests include education and risk factors for bacteremia in oncology patients. In her spare time, she enjoys salsa dancing, exploring new restaurants, cheering on Bay Area sports, and catching Pokemon.