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 Foundation

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

UCR School of Medicine Center Wins Prestigious Grant for Community Engagement Project on Latino Health

July 23, 2015

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has awarded a $250,000 grant to the UCR medical school’s Center for Healthy Communities for a community engagement project aimed ultimately at improving the health of Latino residents of the city of Riverside through partnered research. Titled “Latino Health Riverside,” the project will be conducted in partnership with community stakeholders in the Riverside neighborhoods of Arlanza, Casa Blanca and the Eastside. The expertise of residents in these communities will be tapped to learn more about health-related problems of greatest concern and ideas for solutions.

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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
General Inquiries: (951) 827-4568


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