Ever wish that you could follow around a Neurosurgeon for a day, or ask a Cardiothoracic Surgeon what it's like to perform a coronary bypass surgery? A Day in the Life gives you the opportunity to hear it firsthand. Whether it's what a med student thinks about when trying to choose their specialty or what the day of a Dermatologist looks like, you can find it here.
The first thing Steven Bensinger, PhD, wants people to know about the burgeoning field of immunology is that it's not a clinical field in and of itself. Instead, it focuses on basic science.
Dr. Kruglyak, who is chair of the Department of Human Genetics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, has witnessed three generations of major technological innovations.
Dr. Micevych says, "There's a type of person who gets infected by the research bug. Once that happens, it's very difficult to do anything else."
Applying to medical school can be daunting, especially for students who have taken a non-traditional path to becoming a doctor.
After four years of hard work, graduating students at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA stand together and recite the Hippocratic Oath.
Here's what you can expect with training and career progression, including the difference between paths for obstetricians and gynecologists.
It is no secret that oncology is brimming with potential: new therapies and technologies are making their marks like never before.
To date, the hospital has recruited more than 50 volunteers to serve as companions. The goal is to recruit 200 volunteers to work daily in four-hour shifts from 7 am to 11 pm.
UCLA is one of 13 sites for the annual Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP), previously known as the Summer Medical Dental Education Program.