David Geffen School of Medicine

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 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 [...]

By uclahealth • September 30, 2019

"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 [...]

By uclahealth • September 5, 2019

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 [...]

By uclahealth • March 15, 2019

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

By uclahealth • February 19, 2019

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 [...]

By Oats33 • February 6, 2019

“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 [...]

By uclahealth • December 12, 2018

  Despite its dry, temperate climate, California had more mosquito-borne infections than any U.S. state from 2004 to 2016, according to new data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The California numbers are primarily attributable [...]

By Enrique Rivero • July 2, 2018

“I always say Pride is my favorite holiday,” says Cathlin Rood, a clinical researcher in hematology and oncology at UCLA Health. “Pride celebrates everything that is good about humanity. When I got the email that UCLA was going to march in the parade, I immediately responded. Knowing that my workplace [...]

By uclahealth • June 14, 2018

“We volunteered at the Pride fair last night and handed out a lot of swag at the UCLA Health booth,” says Dr. Natalia Ramos, pictured right, a child psychiatrist within the UCLA Department of Child Psychiatry. Liz Ollen, pictured left, a child psychology doctoral student adds, “We’re really excited [...]

By uclahealth • June 14, 2018