VA Greater Los Angeles

On August 31, we held our first research town hall. There was a robust discussion regarding many of the challenges and institutional barriers that our investigators face as they seek to advance their research agendas and for our junior faculty to launch their research careers. The feedback received following this [...]

By sjmartinez • September 12, 2022

Resident and fellowship recruitment season is fast approaching. As I reviewed the diversity and accomplishment of the most recent incoming resident class, I applaud the holistic selection process that our department takes to ensure that we recruit not only the best and the brightest to UCLA, but one of the most [...]

By sjmartinez • August 29, 2022

Last week I celebrated the phenomenal productivity of department of medicine (DoM) research faculty during the first six months of this year. The data did not include the support that we receive from the Veterans Administration (VA). As you may know The VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System (VAGLA), headquartered at [...]

By sjmartinez • July 25, 2022

Dr. Zhaoping Li, professor in residence of medicine, Lynda & Stewart Resnick Endowed Chair in Human Nutrition, and chief of the division of clinical nutrition has been appointed as interim chair of the Department of Medicine at VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System (VA GLA). She will also be appointed [...]

By sjmartinez • July 1, 2022