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    Dr. Smita Malhotra, Medical Director

    Dr. Smita Malhotra
    Chief Medical Director

    What We Offer You
    The Office of the Chief Medical Director provides health policy direction for the entire school district. The Chief Medical Director also serves as a liaison to the District with both internal and external stakeholders, including the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and university partners. Through collaboration with our multidisciplinary medical teams, we are able to provide leadership to the District in public health emergency preparedness and response, as well as to compassionately care for the physical and mental well-being of both students and employees.

     

  • The Office of the Chief Medical Director was established in August 2021 to align the medical services of the District. As the second largest school district in the nation navigating a global crisis, The Office of the Chief Medical Director provides leadership to the District for public health emergency preparedness and response. It is through coherence and alignment of our multidisciplinary medical services that we are able to efficiently care for the medical needs of both students and employees.

    Mission

    The Office of the Chief Medical Director provides health policy direction for the entire school district. The Chief Medical Director also serves as a liaison to the District with both internal and external stakeholders, including the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and university partners. Through collaboration with our multidisciplinary medical teams, we are able to provide leadership to the District in public health emergency preparedness and response, as well as to compassionately care for the physical and mental well-being of both students and employees.