community engagement

DGSOM Community Engagement pipeline partnerships expand

By Jocelyn Apodaca Schlossberg • December 21, 2021

Los Angeles students encounter new career opportunities through the Allied Healthcare Careers Program at UCLA

By Jocelyn Apodaca Schlossberg • September 2, 2021

‘Giving them that safe environment and that time to rest — that’s what we really tried to accomplish,’ says Administrative Director William Dunne

By Sandy Cohen • August 11, 2021

“The UCLA Mobile Eye Clinic is a community outreach program that we have developed with Care Harbor over the years,” explains Bartly Mondino, MD, chair of the UCLA Department of Ophthalmology and director of the UCLA Stein Eye Institute. “We have a number of volunteers, including ophthalmologists, optometrists, technicians, [...]

By uclahealth • November 21, 2019

“We used the UCLA Health Sound Body Sound Mind program to get the students prepared for the final fitness exam,” says Richard Prieto, physical education teacher for Culver City High School. “The program has really helped out all our students. I think the cardio equipment has helped the most with [...]

By uclahealth • October 18, 2019

The Mobile Clinic Project at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA has been a weekly reminder to me of why I chose to pursue a career in medicine

By uclahealth • October 17, 2019

“This is not about us trying to get people to come into the hospital because we want their money. It’s about showing that we actually care,” says Yadira Zuniga, a PRIDE volunteer who works in the patient communication center for Urology and Gynecology at UCLA Health. “You don’t have [...]

By uclahealth • July 9, 2019

“We are celebrating the choice of anybody can love whoever they want to love,” says Sharon Reyes, a volunteer from UCLA Health who works in the department of dermatology at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica. “We are at PRIDE, celebrating love. It’s really important that UCLA Health be at PRIDE [...]

By uclahealth • July 8, 2019

“It’s a great thing for people to come out and just be able to be themselves,” says Michael Hernandez, a volunteer from UCLA Health who works for the OB/GYN and neurology units. “As an openly gay Latino man, I love being part of PRIDE because I know for some people [...]

By uclahealth • July 6, 2019

“You can feel the energy; there are so many people to spread the love to and support,” says Ashley Hagelstein, a UCLA Health employee who volunteered at the UCLA Health booth during the PRIDE Parade. “We’re giving out free gifts for people who spin the wheel. They can get fans, [...]

By uclahealth • July 5, 2019