STAR program

Within the Department of Medicine (DoM) at UCLA, trainees are the heartbeat of our community. The medical students, residents, fellows, and postdocs who make up[...]

By sjmartinez • December 4, 2023

Last Wednesday, we had the opportunity to celebrate accomplishments of physician scientists, culminating in an event that celebrated the 30th anniversary of the STAR Program at[...]

By sjmartinez • September 25, 2023

On Tuesday, May 30th, the department of medicine (DoM) hosted the 38th Annual Solomon Scholars Research Day. Established in 1981, Solomon Scholars Research Day  offers the[...]

By sjmartinez • June 5, 2023

I have a star-studded line up this week, reflecting some of the best of our trainees and faculty, and their exposure on the national stage.[...]

By sjmartinez • March 13, 2023

The department of medicine is pleased to announce that Tamer Sallam, MD, PhD has been appointed as vice chair for research training and executive co-director of Specialty[...]

By sjmartinez • March 2, 2023

Living in LA, reminds me that we are surrounded by talent and creativity and the recent awards season has reinforced that. The same is true[...]

By sjmartinez • October 24, 2022

Last week I talked about our upcoming resident and fellowship recruitment season and highlighted the innovations of some of our faculty who create a learning[...]

By sjmartinez • September 6, 2022

Earlier this week I was privileged to attend the 2022 STAR Program graduation and delivered the keynote address. VIEW PICTURES HERE The STAR (Specialty Training and[...]

By sjmartinez • June 21, 2022

As an academic department of medicine, one of our core missions is ensuring that we train the next generation of physicians. Although our immediate focus[...]

By • May 16, 2022

The department of medicine (DoM) develops tomorrow’s leaders in medicine. This should not be taken for granted. Nor should it be assumed that the outcome[...]

By • May 2, 2022