UCLA community at the Pride parade

Strategic Goals

1) Partner with the community to improve health through solutions that address social, cultural, and biological determinants.

Example tactic:

Creating a dedicated Research Theme in Health Equity & Translational Social Science

2) Develop a comprehensive and diverse healthcare workforce to serve the community.

Example tactics:

  • Partnering with Charles R. Drew University to develop leaders who will advance medical practice and knowledge in underserved areas in the United States and abroad.
  • Offering trainees opportunities to learn in new and diverse settings through the DGSOM Global Health Program. 

3) Create innovative healthcare delivery models that maintain financial stability while serving all members of our community. 

Example tactic:

Partnering with Venice Family Clinic and Los Angeles County to provide medical care at temporary shelters during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Progress Spotlights

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HEALTH EQUITY

Addressing health equity concerns related to COVID-19 and creating the seventh interdisciplinary health equity research theme.

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COMMUNITY HEALTH

Building on community health programs in the CTSI and in the Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services. 

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AFFILIATE PROGRAMS

Systematically reviewing, standardizing and expanding affiliate programs. 


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PROJECT SEARCH

Connecting adults with development disabilities to skill-building hospital jobs.

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Venice Family Clinic volunteers

HOMELESS HEALTH

Partnering with Venice Family Clinic and Los Angeles County to provide medical care at temporary shelters.

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CARE HARBOR

Providing a free volunteer-based clinic for physical, dental and vision care.

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