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Students open their envelopes on Match Day 2023
UCR SOM Celebrates Match Day 2023
Each year, the UC Riverside School of Medicine participates in Match Day, a celebration in which medical students across the nation simultaneously find out where they will be spending the next portion of their medical training. This year’s event, which took place on Friday, March 17, was even more special because it took place amid the school’s 10-year anniversary celebration.
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Aislyn Oulee and her family at the White Coat Ceremony in 2019.
Class of 2023 Profile: Aislyn Oulee
Reposted from the University of California news story profiling California's Next Doctors, which includes students from all of medical schools. Inequality can be hard to hide in Aislyn Oulee’s chosen field, dermatology. Having grown up in São Paulo, Brazil, Oulee frequently encountered people on the streets with debilitating skin ailments; left untreated, they were both painful and a source of shame and social stigma.
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Skylar Rains in front of the UCR Sign
Class of 2023 Profile: Skylar Rains
Reposted from the University of California news story profiling California's Next Doctors, which includes students from all of medical schools. Throughout Skylar Rains’ early childhood, her mom struggled with a chronic illness, and Rains spent a lot of time shuttling back and forth with her to the doctor. She was nine when her mom passed away during surgery.
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Teresa Cofield talking to a woman
Supporting Students and Increasing Diversity at the UCR SOM
Few individuals have lived the history--or exemplify the mission--of the UC Riverside School of Medicine more than Teresa Cofield, director of the school’s Pathway Programs.
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Treatment needs of unhoused Hawaiians requires more attention, study says
An estimated 326,000 to 580,000 individuals experience sheltered homelessness in the United States each night, putting them at risk for depression, anxiety, serious mental illness, substance use, and physical health problems. Nonetheless, little is known about their treatment needs, particularly of community-dwelling unhoused individuals living outside the country’s major urban centers.
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The class of 2017 toasts at their Match Day at the Mission Inn.
Looking Back on Match Day at the UCR School of Medicine
For fourth-year medical students, there are few moments more anticipated than Match Day. Held annually on the third Friday in March, Match Day is the day where medical students at schools across North America learn where they will go for their graduate medical education, also known as their residency. Most noteworthy is the fact that the students all open their envelopes at exactly the same moment: 9 a.m. in the west and 12 noon in the east.
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Meli'sa Crawford
Biomedical sciences postdoc awarded UC fellowship
Meli’sa Crawford will examine the effects of agricultural dust exposure on intestinal barrier function
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Deborah Deas Instagram post
Looking Back on Black History Month 2023
For Black History Month 2023, the UCR SOM social media pages highlighted some of the outstanding contributions of our Black faculty and staff along with several programs and research aimed at supporting the Black community. Teresa Cofield Director of the Pathway Programs
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