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Dean Deas speaking to Open House
Open House 2024 Welcomes Community to the SOM
On Saturday, the UC Riverside School of Medicine hosted Open House 2024, an annual event that helps attendees learn more about the school and the path to entering the health professions. More than 600 people attended the event, including prospective students, medical school applicants, high school students, and their families. See photos from the event.
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The Long Road to Health Equity for All
In high school, Mario Sims, PhD, read a book that would have a profound impact on his life and career: <em>The Philadelphia Negro</em>, by W. E. B. Du Bois. Du Bois, a sociologist and civil rights activist in the early 1900s, linked social conditions, environment, segregation, and other factors to health disparities among Black people living in Philadelphia at the time.
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Hina Singh and Marcus Kaul
Small protein plays big role in chronic HIV infection
UC Riverside-led study on innate immune system may lead to new treatments for patients with neuroHIV
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Vines Society event panel
SOM Hosts Event Honoring the J.W. Vines Medical Society
On Monday, the UCR School of Medicine hosted an event to recognize the J.W. Vines Medical Society’s efforts to increase diversity among medical students as well as the organization's influence on the SOM and its community-based mission. Watch a recording of the event See a gallery of photos from the event
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dean deas with the CHCF logo
Deas Named to California Health Care Foundation Board
<em>This is a edited version of a press release sent out by the CHCF on Monday, April 1</em> The California Health Care Foundation (CHCF) announced the election of Deborah Deas, MD, MPH, and Kristin Torres Mowat, JD, MBA, to its board of directors.
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Dr. Bajwa and patient at Hulen Place
Serving the Unhoused at Hulen Place
Everything in your life may be going well, but sometimes, it can still all fall apart. One patient with eye pain recently visited the UCR Health Community Clinic - Hulen Place, a clinic intended to serve the local unhoused population.
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Virtual village
Virtual villages can promote social engagement and mental wellbeing
UC Riverside-led study focused on older people living with HIV
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Every ACGME Residency/Fellowship Program at the SOM Accredited with Commendation
All eight residency and fellowship programs at the UCR School of Medicine that are accredited by the&nbsp;Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)&nbsp;have received continued accreditation with commendation.
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