School of Medicine

Folu Ani

An African perspective on healthcare

Folu Ani, first-year medical student at UC Irvine, has a distinctively African perspective that drives him to one day make a difference for the billions of people around the globe who do not have access to adequate healthcare.

Dr. Behnoosh Afghani

Medical mentor

Dr. Behnoosh Afghani leads UCI efforts to expose local high school students to careers in healthcare.

Committed to high-quality cancer care

Dr. Randall Holcombe, chief of UCI’s Division of Hematology/Oncology, has a commitment to healing that has earned a high-quality designation, the first in the state.

Sarah Rooney grips her new iPad

Tech initiative heralds future of medical education

As part of its new iMedEd Initiative, the medical school has developed a comprehensive, iPad-based curriculum, reinventing how medicine is taught in the 21st century and becoming the first in the nation to offer entering students a completely digital, interactive learning environment.

High school students in UCI's new Summer Premed Program

Attracting pre-premed students

For two weeks this summer, 30 local high school students got a taste of what it would be like to attend medical school.

Rozanne Sandri-Goldin

Keeping science funding flowing

Noted virologist Rozanne Sandri-Goldin influences research both in and out of the lab.

UCI epidemiologist Dr. Ralph Delfino

Driving research on traffic pollution

Dr. Ralph Delfino and his colleagues in UCI’s School of Medicine are on the forefront of efforts to understand the role of vehicle exhaust in human illnesses.

Ashkan Akasheh prepares a mangled Honda Civic

Driving home DUI dangers

UC Irvine medical students interested in emergency medicine use a real-life recreation of a deadly car crash to drive home the dangers of drinking.

Students lauded for launching health clinic

Medical school team wins Living Our Values Award for commitment to underserved populations. The students established a free healthcare clinic in Santa Ana.

Hub of healing

What excites Nan Luke about the new Sue and Bill Gross Hall: A CIRM Institute at UC Irvine isn’t the spacious clinic or pristine laboratories, offices and meeting rooms. It’s the interaction that will take place there between patients like herself and researchers. Both are driving the effort to see if and how stem cells […]