PacWest Regional Consortium


2017-2018 Trainee Exchange Guideline

Download the Trainee Exchange Guidelines here. 


PacWest LEND Program representatives at the WSGSC Regional Summit, October 2015 Faculty from the URLEND Program during a visit to Alaska LEND

Alaska Photo Journal

This photo journal was created by Valerie Collier, a trainee for the URLEND Program, and reflects on her March 2014 exchange with the Alaska LEND.

Access the Photo Journal here.

Alaska LEND

Valerie Collier with Alaska LEND 2014


New Resource from the Western States Genetic Services Collaborative

SCID: The Disease, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Outcomes Early vs. Late Treatment
Dr. Susan Skoda-Smith from Seattle Children's Hospital provides an overview of Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID), how it is diagnosed, and its treatment.

PacWest at AUCD 2017

PacWest members at AUCD 2017

PacWest Leaders at AUCD 2016

PacWest members at AUCD 2016

pacWest photo

PacWest members at AUCD 2014

PacWest Leaders at AUCD 2015

PacWest Members at AUCD 2015

For more information on the activities of this regional consortium, please contact the Coordinators - Louise Kido Iwaishi, Sandy Heimerl, or Eileen McGrath

For general questions, please contact Jackie Czyzia, AUCD's Senior Manager for MCH Technical Assistance.


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Louise Kido Iwaishi
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University of Washington LEND Program
Clinical Training Unit, Center on Human Development and Disability 
Unviersity of Washington 
Box 357920 
Seattle, WA 98195-7920 
Main Phone:  206-685-1350 
Main Fax:  206-543-5771

Oregon Institute on Disability & Development 
Oregon Health & Science University 
Child Development and Rehabilitation Center
707 SW Gaines Street
Portland, OR 97239
Main Phone:  503-494-2734
Main Fax:  503-494-6868

Children's Hospital Los Angeles
University of Southern California, UCEDD
4650 Sunset Boulevard
Mailstop #53
Los Angeles, CA 90027-6062
Main Phone:  323-361-2300
Main Fax:  323-361-8305
Main Email:  [email protected]

Child Health Policy
10960 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 960
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Main Phone: 310-825-5797
Main Fax: 310-825-5914

The Northern CA LEND Project
University California Davis
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
MIND Institute
2825 50th Street
Sacramento, CA 95817
Main Phone: 916-703-0264
Main Fax: 916-703-0244

Hawaii MCH LEND Program
Kapiolani Medical Center
University of Hawaii
1319 Punahou Street, #739a
Honolulu, HI 96826
Main Phone:  808-956-3142
Main Fax:  808-945-1570
Main Email:  [email protected]

Utah Regional Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (URLEND)
University of Utah
Department of Pediatrics
50 N. Medical Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
Main Phone:  801-585-1017
Main Fax:  801-581-3399

University of New Mexico
Center for Development and Disability
2300 Menaul Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107
Main Phone:  505-272-3025
Main Fax:  505-925-1722 (LEND)

JFK Partners
University of Colorado Denver
School of Medicine
13121 E. 17th Ave, C234
Aurora, CO 80045
Main Phone:  303-724-5266
Main Fax:  303-724-7664

Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities
University of Nevada, Reno
Mail Stop 285
Reno, NV 89557
Main Phone:  775-784-4921
Toll Free Number:  1-800-216-7988
Main Fax:  775-784-4997
TTY:  775-327-5234

LEND Without Walls
University of Alaska Anchorage
Center for Human Development
2702 Gambell Street
Suite 103
Anchorage, AK 99503
Main Phone:  907-272-8270
Toll Free Number:  800-243-2199
Main Fax:  907-274-4802

The University of Arizona LEND (AZLEND)
The University of Arizona
Department of Pediatrics
1501 N Campbell Avenue
PO Box 245073
Tucson, AZ 85724
Main Phone:  520-626-7601
Main Fax:  520-626-2808
Main Email:  [email protected]