David Geffen School of Medicine

Giving to Others

November 27, 2019

Giving to Others

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“We’re having a fall Thanksgiving meal on top of a food drive for the Bruin Shelter,” says Kate Paulsen, a fourth-year student at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, enjoying the Fall Gathering. “I donated some oatmeal, canned soup, and granola bars. I have so much,  I feel it’s only right to give. […]

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'Happy Holidays'

November 27, 2019

‘Happy Holidays’

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“The Student Affairs Office is actually serving the students during the Fall Gathering as a way to give back,” reflects Karen Chan, an academic support advisor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. “We’re serving turkey, salad, and sides. I’m serving turkey with no gravy, so this is for students who are gluten-free. […]

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Fall Gathering & Food Drive

November 27, 2019

Fall Gathering & Food Drive

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“The Fall Feast is an event we look forward to every year,” reveals Aurora Reyes (not pictured) Director for Career Development and Wellbeing at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.

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Why I chose to pursue a career in medicine

October 17, 2019

Why I chose to pursue a career in medicine

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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

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Tags: community engagement, featured, Giving Tuesday, medical student, mobile clinic project


Team Play to Raise Money

September 30, 2019

Team Play to Raise Money

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“This is the second annual Neurosurgery Charity Beach Volleyball Tournament,” cheers Dr. Marvin Bergsneider, program director for the UCLA Neurosurgery Residency program. The tournament raises funds to support neurosurgical resident research through the Neurosurgery Research & Education Foundation. “This is for resident and faculty wellness. Team play is a great way to bond, rib other […]

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Biodesign Bootcamp

September 5, 2019

Biodesign Bootcamp

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“This is the first year of the UCLA Biodesign Program. It’s such an interesting intersection between medicine, business, and engineering,” explains Dr. Peter Hsiue, a third-year orthopedic surgery resident at UCLA Health. “These three groups are so critical to advancing healthcare, but they seldom talk to each other. Being part of the wonderful environment they’ve […]

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Tags: business, engineering, featured, orthopedic surgery, UCLA Biodesign


March 15, 2019

Women of UCLA Health: Trailblazers in health care, medicine and science

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March is Women’s History Month, which “honors and celebrates the struggles and achievements of American women throughout the history of the United States.” We take this opportunity to recognize the many contributions women have made to the fabric of our nation, including in the fields of medicine and science. This observance traces its roots to 1981, […]

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Tags: biobehavioral sciences, Health Care Leader to Know, Iris Cantor-UCLA Women’s Health Center, Neurological Surgery, nurse practitioner, Precision Medicine, psychiatry, public health, thoracic imaging, UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital, women leaders in health care


Thank a Resident Day: February 22

February 19, 2019

Thank a Resident Day: February 22

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In 2018, the Gold Humanism Honor Society launched an annual resident-recognition day to honor residents

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February 6, 2019

My friend, Dad*

By Oats33 Oats33

After my father passed away from lung & brain cancer. He’s body was donated to UCLA for research & study. I’ve been always proud to have worked for President Reagan & to know that one of u/r centers is named after him. My mother mailed me from L.A., my birth place, a cap w/d letters […]

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Tags: brain cancer, cancer, Dr. Christopher Tarnay, female bladder solutions, lung cancer, patient stories, UCLA Donated Body Program


Helping 'Unique You'

December 12, 2018

Helping ‘Unique You’

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“I believe the stress of modern living is really damaging us,” says Dr. Howard Murad, Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine and Dermatology at UCLA Health who published ‘Understanding the Stress of Modern Living’. “One of the things we can do to make a huge difference in our life is act more and more like the […]

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Tags: art therapy, Dr. Howard Murad, Simms/Mann UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology