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medical education

Acting out ageism

The UC Irvine Program in Geriatrics has instituted an innovative live theater performance that highlights the dos and don’ts of patient care for older adults.

Different journeys, same destination

On Aug. 5, 104 members of UCI’s School of Medicine class of 2015 received their first physician’s white coat, the first steps on the shared road to becoming doctors. The paths that brought these students to this juncture, however, differ significantly. Each brings a variety of life experiences, talents and backgrounds that will enrich the medical school experience.

A ‘match’ made in medicine

For graduating medical students like Marco Angulo, nothing matches Match Day – the day they learn where they will spend the next three to seven years pursuing postgraduate medical training and beginning careers as doctors.

Doctoring in a diverse society

An innovative undergraduate course, “Disparities in Medicine,” addresses diversity and how healthcare workers can embrace patients’ distinctive cultural beliefs, languages and faiths to provide better care.

Anesthesia residents work with a mannequin in UCI's new Medical Education Simulation Center

Medical education through simulation

The new Medical Education Simulation Center in the School of Medicine is the only one of its kind in Orange County and among the most sophisticated medical simulation facilities in the country.

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.

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.

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.

The new medical education building

Blazing a trail for 21st century medicine

The new medical education facility was designed with future of healthcare – and the planet – in mind.