Message from the Chair

As we celebrate the accomplishments of our trainees and the students at the David Geffen School of Medicine (DGSOM) this graduation season, I am reminded[...]

By sjmartinez • May 30, 2023

Over the past few weeks, department of medicine (DoM) faculty and trainees have been traveling across the country to attend major annual meetings and conferences[...]

By sjmartinez • May 22, 2023

This week, the US News rankings of medical schools and specialties came out. Although there is some controversy around these rankings and the methodology used, the ranking[...]

By sjmartinez • May 15, 2023

Each day, I receive a report of the inpatient medicine hospital census at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center. For[...]

By sjmartinez • May 8, 2023

Minority Health Month concluded in April, however our efforts to address the health inequities experienced by minoritized communities continues year-round. Let me share with you[...]

By sjmartinez • May 1, 2023

Since 1885, the Association of American Physicians (AAP), an honorary medical society, has advocated for the advancement of scientific and practical medicine by promoting professional and[...]

By sjmartinez • April 24, 2023

A few weeks ago, I introduced you to the incoming chief residents for 2023-2024. This week, on behalf of the department of medicine, I would[...]

By sjmartinez • April 17, 2023

An important long-term goal of our department is to maintain and grow  our reputation as internationally recognized leaders across all missions of academic medicine. We[...]

By sjmartinez • April 10, 2023

Each year, we welcome a new class of incoming chief residents who have an important role in guiding our residents through training across our various[...]

By sjmartinez • April 3, 2023

Each week, faculty and trainees in the department of medicine (DoM) co-author many publications that make important contributions to knowledge. The numbers have been as[...]

By sjmartinez • March 27, 2023