In last week’s reflection, I shared with you the overall vision, goals, and mission pillars of our department’s strategic plan. The plan is ambitious and will[...]

By sjmartinez • November 6, 2023

Throughout Southern California, department of medicine (DoM) faculty are providing essential medical care to communities in high need. You may find faculty at community hospital[...]

By sjmartinez • October 9, 2023

Our department’s continued growth and success depends on steadfast leadership at multiple levels. This month, several faculty and staff are stepping into new leadership roles[...]

By sjmartinez • July 24, 2023

Juneteenth, or Freedom Day, was celebrated yesterday, June 19. It is a time for reflection and celebration as we commemorate the final emancipation of enslaved[...]

By sjmartinez • June 20, 2023

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

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

Last Thursday through Saturday, the Association of Professors of Medicine, APM - a member of the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine (AAIM), held their 2023[...]

By sjmartinez • March 6, 2023

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Our oncology services are at the forefront of providing state of the art care across the region. Corina Guzman, administrative[...]

By sjmartinez • October 17, 2022