University of California, Riverside

School of Medicine



 


The UC Riverside School of Medicine is expanding and diversifying the region’s physician workforce and developing research and health care delivery programs to improve the health of medically underserved populations.

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Training Physicians for the Future

The future of Inland Southern California's health care is in the hands of its future physicians. UCR's new School of Medicine is designed for the needs of this region and the changing health care landscape.

Our History

The history and success of the UCR/UCLA Thomas Haider Program in Biomedical Sciences set the stage for UC Riverside to develop an independent, four-year school of medicine to address the severe physician shortage in Inland Southern California.

News from the School of Medicine

Getting High on Worms

August 22, 2018

Parasitic worms have an endocannabinoid system that may help the worm and the hosts it infects survive by reducing pain and inflammation in the host, according to a “wild” new discovery by UCR researchers.

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