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 9,000-square-foot Simulation Center — the first of its kind in Southern California to provide medical simulation-based training — is an educational unit that promotes experiential and interactive learning.
The robot eliminates tremors and scales the surgeon's movements, while also providing magnification and 3-D vision. But without the surgeon, the surgery cannot be performed.
Unlike most future doctors, Jessica Lloyd, MD didn't spend much time in medical school wondering what field to go into. She'd wanted to be a pediatrician since childhood.
On top of studying, navigating around Los Angeles and figuring out a career path, many students are anxious about how to make friends in medical school.
The first thing 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.
Students who want to work in underserved communities or address disparities in healthcare during their career can apply to the Drew/UCLA Medical Education Program.
Post-baccalaureate (post-bac), pre-medical (pre-med) programs offer students a second chance and another avenue to successfully gain admission.
Listening to music in the OR has become part of many surgeons' routines, and UCLA surgeons are no exception.
"I'm going to the eye doctor." It's a phrase we're all familiar with, and many of us probably say it without giving it a second thought.