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The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA's community members are some of the most recognized and decorated individuals in the medical and research communities.

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First Gen @ DGSOM members Alejandra Casillas, MD, MSHS and Cristina Valdovinos, MPH, MD candidate ‘23
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Dr. Haig Aintablian is a UCLA Health emergency surgeon and the inaugural fellow in UCLA's space medicine program.
As a space medicine fellow, Dr Haig Aintablian will work with both the public and private space in
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Ronald Reagan Medical Center Courtyard
An endocrinologist is a physicia
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Ilich Rodriguez-Rivas
How to Get Into UCLA Medical School: Student Spotlight
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Daniel Okobi, left, Elizabeth Heredia and Dr. Lawrence Benjamin

MHO Gala

The Minority Housestaff Organization (MHO) honored winners of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion innovation and travel grants with an inaugural gala and reception.

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E. Dale Abel, MD, PhD

Leadership

E. Dale Abel, MD, PhD, a distinguished endocrinologist with a lengthy record as a researcher and clinician, has been appointed chair of the Department of Medicine.

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First Gen Welcome

First Gen

First-gen medical students share their experiences and messages for others on the same path.

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