Attending Neonatologist
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Clinician Educator), Keck School of Medicine of USC
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Dr. Shay received a B.A. in Women and Gender Studies at Amherst College, her M.Sc from Harvard School of Public Health, and her M.D. from the University of California, Davis. She completed her Pediatric residency and Neonatal-Perinatal fellowship at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital.

After completing her fellowship in 2013, she was an attending neonatologist at Miller Children’s Hospital before joining the CHLA/USC Keck faculty in 2018. She is currently the Associate Medical Director for Interdisciplinary Practice and Family Centered Care for the Newborn and Critical Care Unit at CHLA. Her clinical interests include the patient experience and improving the consistency of communication amongst providers.

Clinical Interests

Transitioning infants for discharge
Multi and interdisciplinary care approach
Encouraging parental involvement


Medical School: 

University of California, Davis


Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA, Pediatric Internship


Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA, Pediatric Residency


Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA, Neonatal Fellowship



General Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
Neonatal Perinatal Medicine, American Board of Pediatrics

Professional Memberships: 

Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal section
California Association of Neonatologists

Other Information

4650 Sunset Boulevard
MS #31
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Phone: 323-361-5939Office