Child Development and Community HealthIn the Department of Pediatrics

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatric Fellowship

UCSD Department of Pediatrics offers outstanding fellowship training in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics. This 3-year fellowship includes one intensive clinical fellowship training year and 2 years focused on research or another area of academic scholarship.

The fellowship is supported by a collaboration between UCSD, Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego, Balboa Naval Medical Center, and Kaiser Permanente San Diego. In addition, fellows will focus on related subspecialties during the first year of training including neurology, neurodevelopmental disabilities, genetics, dysmorphology, metabolic disorders, child advocacy, child and adolescent psychiatry and developmental services (occupational therapy, psychology, physical therapy, social work, speech and language pathology, audiology, and early childhood education). Fellows will choose a mentor form our Division's multidisciplinary, community-based research center and research collaborators or from scientists in Pediatrics at UCSD.

Contact: Melanie Marshall (

Meet the Developmental-Behavioral Pediatric Fellows!

Scott Brown, M.D.

Dr. Scott J. Brown earned a BA in Biology from the University of Utah in 2001, and then attended The Chicago Medical School, earning an MD in 2006. He completed residency training in Pediatrics at Children's Hospital Oakland in 2009. Dr. Brown has had a growing interest in developmental-behavioral pediatrics since residency, where he piloted a series of parenting workshops for at-risk families. He went on to spend two years prior to entering fellowship as a general pediatrician at the Marin Community Clinics in Novato, CA, providing care for that community's underserved and underinsured children.

Chadley Huebner, M.D.

Dr. Chad Huebner earned a BS in Biological Sciences from the University of Notre Dame in 1996, and then attended The Ohio State University for medical school, earning an MD in 2000. He completed residency training in Pediatrics at the Naval Medical Center San Diego in 2005. Dr. Huebner is a Developmental-Behavioral Pediatric Fellow with a special interest in Autism, ADHD and deployment related stressors in military children. He is an active duty Navy pediatrician whose experience spans caring for both military children and operational forces. He has served tours as a general medical officer for 5th Battalion 11th Marines, as a general pediatrician in Oak Harbor, WA, and as Department Head of Pediatrics at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton. 

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