Message from the Chair

The big news this week was the result of the residency match. All the residency programs supported by the department of medicine (DoM) had outstandingRead more

By • March 21, 2022

Although, I enjoy the longer evenings during daylight savings time, losing that hour of sleep last night was not enjoyable. I hope that no oneRead more

By • March 14, 2022

This week, I was pleased to see that our department of medicine (DoM) ranked number 2 in National Institutes of Health funding to departments ofRead more

By • March 7, 2022

This week, President Biden will give the State of the Union address. A talk that will no doubt be influenced by issues that have impactedRead more

By • February 28, 2022

On the day after Valentine last week, I received an email from Jesus. Yes, Dr. Jesus Araujo, Professor of Medicine and director of Environmental CardiologyRead more

By • February 22, 2022

The nice thing about having the Superbowl on the West (best) Coast is that it’s over before we all should be going to bed. IRead more

By • February 14, 2022

My comments last week about UCLA’s commitment to health equity sparked significant conversations during the week. What is clear to me is that many amongRead more

By • February 7, 2022

I continue to be energized as I learn more about the Department and UCLA that will inform our strategic goals. I want to share someRead more

By sjmartinez • January 31, 2022

Our department should excel in all missions and there are numerous examples of ways in which this is true. As I continue to learn moreRead more

By • January 24, 2022

I learned more last week, but most importantly, I learned from you. At the end of my last note, I deployed a rudimentary survey toRead more

By • January 18, 2022