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.
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.
We often think of ethics in terms of a binary — right or wrong. But when it comes to ethical issues in medicine, that kind of dichotomy is unhelpful, says James Hynds, LLB, PhD, Senior Clinical Ethicist at the UCLA Health Ethics Center.
What does an anesthesiologist do? Michael Sopher, MD, began to find out when he pursued an acute care specialty. He made that choice during clinical rotations in his third year of medical school.
Choosing to become a physician is a series of decisions. It can be a decision made in a moment or a gradual process — a pre-med class, applying to medical school and the journey through residency and fellowship.
There are many factors to consider when deciding where to attend medical school, including which type of degree program is the best fit.
Medical school is a busy time. Between studying, getting acclimated and preparing for a career, it's easy to get overwhelmed, but it doesn't have to be that way.