University of California, Riverside

School of Medicine



 


The UC Riverside School of Medicine is California’s first new public medical school in four decades. The school will expand and diversify the region’s physician workforce and develop 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.

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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

Breakthrough in Generating Embryonic Cells That Are Critical for Human Health

February 3, 2016

Critical for human development and health, neural crest cells arise early in the development of vertebrates. They migrate extensively inside the embryo, and differentiate to give rise to a wide array of diverse derivatives. Accessing these cells, however, is difficult. Work done by a research team led by a UC Riverside biomedical scientist now provides a fast, simple and cost-effective method to generate neural crest cells, facilitating research in basic sciences and clinical applications alike.

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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

School Information

School of Medicine
2608 School of Medicine Education Building

Admissions Inquiries: (951) 827-7353
E-mail: medadmissions@ucr.edu

General Inquiries: (951) 827-4568
E-mail: medschool@ucr.edu

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