medical students

A first-generation DGSOM graduate reflects on her roots and time in medical school

By Jocelyn Apodaca Schlossberg • June 2, 2022

A 2022 DGSOM graduate realizes his family’s dream

By Jocelyn Apodaca Schlossberg • June 1, 2022

The Service of Gratitude Ceremony honors patients in the UCLA Donated Body Program

By Jocelyn Apodaca Schlossberg • May 24, 2022

‘You are now about to then enter your clinical curriculum at a time in this country and world where health care is being viewed differently.’

By Jocelyn Apodaca Schlossberg • March 1, 2022

Christian Tejeda encourages medical schools to go ‘beyond the hospital bed’ to address health disparities

By Jocelyn Apodaca Schlossberg • October 8, 2021

Class of 2021 graduates gather for the first time in 14 months to say goodbyes

By Jocelyn Apodaca Schlossberg • June 1, 2021

“We’re having all the Big Sibs and Little Sibs come together to make Valentine’s Day cards and eat cookies,” explains Lauren Matsuno (not pictured), a second-year student at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. The Big Sib/Little Sib program matches incoming students or Little Sibs, to second-year students, [...]

By uclahealth • February 21, 2020

“I originally came for the cookies, but then I thought maybe I should make a card,” reveals Kadrius Burgess, a second-year student at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. “I’m making cards for two of my friends, Tracy and Amy. They’re the two people I’m closest with [...]

By uclahealth • February 21, 2020

“I’m six cards deep and going strong,” laughs Nardeen Dawood, a second-year medical student making Valentine’s Day cards. “I started out making one or two, but I realized I should make cards for more of my friends. I’m trying to spread some love on Valentine’s Day. I’m going to [...]

By uclahealth • February 21, 2020

“I received a bunch of Valentine’s Day cards. I’m so lucky,” grins Shaz Moghadam (Pictured 2nd from right), a first-year student at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. “They’re from my closest friends here, but I consider them my family. We all met during intro week, and I’m [...]

By uclahealth • February 21, 2020