Continuous learning and exploration

EDI Conferences

We can all strive to meet ever-changing demands in the field of health and healthcare through continuous learning and exploration. Our professional development resources empower lifelong learners to strengthen essential competencies and stay informed on emerging issues.

JEDI Signature Programs and Initiatives


JAM Training

JEDI Academic Mentorship (JAM)

This fellowship includes a one-year period of training with extensive coaching, networking, and mentoring opportunities aimed at expanding the professional development and retention of a diverse faculty.

Residents,  Fellows, and Postdoctoral Scholars

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Bruin Scholars - APPLICATION open

The Bruin Scholars program aims to retain promising DGSOM residents, fellows, and post-docs and also support their development into successful junior faculty members committed to serving the greater Los Angeles community.

  • Prospective scholars should have demonstrable experience serving underserved or vulnerable populations and/or promoting justice, equity, diversity, inclusion, and anti-racism.
  • Chosen scholars will receive support to develop their academic interests, build leadership experience, and pursue their passions.

Bruin Scholars

MD Students

Road to Residency

Road to Residency

This annual program gives medical students the opportunity to learn about residency programs at UCLA, meet residents and faculty of historically underrepresented backgrounds, and engage with leadership from multiple departments.

Road to Residency Information

Resources and Events

resident mentorship

Mentorship Opportunities

We are working to build stronger support for mentorship, networking, and collaboration across DGSOM. Join the DGSOM Community Listerv of Interest to be included in future events, opportunities, and to help build our database of potential mentor/mentee connections. 

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JEDI Academic Mentorship

Education And Training Resources

 These purposefully designed resources empower community members to cultivate understanding and awareness of existing injustices and create a community, and a world, that is fair and equitable for all.

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Conferences and Events

We offer opportunities to stimulate rich interactions and discussions that allow our community members to learn from one another. 

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Upcoming Events

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