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Clinical Faculty Profile - Javier Sanchez, M.D., Kaiser-Redlands

Dr. Javier Sanchez is a bilingual family medicine doctor at Kaiser Permanente in Redlands and an assistant clinical professor at the UCR School of Medicine since early 2015. Over that time he has mentored numerous clerkship and LACE students. Sanchez has been described by students as an empathetic physician who is committed to the health...

Voices of the Vaccinated

We asked members of the UCR SOM community to share their thoughts, concerns, and experiences before and after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.
By Ross French |

UCR Students, Staff, & Faculty Make a Difference in the Community During the Holidays

Students volunteer at local hospitals during pandemic surge, while others brighten the holiday with gifts for the underserved
By Ross French |

Center for Healthy Communities' Mini-Grant Program Announces 2020 Winners

The Center for Healthy Communities mini-grant program engages medical students, graduate students, residents and fellows of the UCR in service and advocacy projects within the Inland Empire communities.
By Staff |

Clinical Faculty Profile - Pete Benavidez, Blindness Support Services

Profile of Pete Benavidez of Blindness Support Services
By Staff |

School of Medicine Recognizes Faculty and Students at Annual Awards Event

The annual UC Riverside School of Medicine Faculty and Student Awards Banquet for 2019-20 was held online via Zoom on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. The event, usually held with a celebratory banquet, was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and eventually converted into an online event when it became clear that large gatherings were not...
By Ross French |

HDR@UCR Receives Funds to Address Coronavirus-related Health Disparities

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) have awarded a total of $520,000 in funding to the Center for Health Disparities Research at the University of California, Riverside (HDR@UCR) as part of a statewide initiative to address health disparities related to COVID-19.

Clinical Faculty Profile - Dr. Sandra Paniagua, Kaiser Riverside Pediatrics

Profile of Dr. Sandra Paniagua of Kaiser Riverside Pediatrics
By KA Aguilar |

School of Medicine Joins Nationwide Center to Diversify Academic Medicine

The UCR SOM has been named a founding member of the Building the Next Generation of Academic Physicians (BNGAP) National Center for Pre-Faculty Development. The center's mission is to diversify academic medicine.
By Ross French |