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2021 Open House • April 13, 14, & 15

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The UC Riverside School of Medicine hosted an Online Open House over three evenings on April 13, 14, and 15, 2021.

The open house, which was hosted on Zoom, featured presentations that have proven popular during our in person events from past years.

Recordings of all the presentations are available below.


Have a Question?

Have a question or comment? Please email kate.dorff@medsch.ucr.edu


Tuesday, April 13

Introduction to the School of Medicine and Curriculum Overview

Presented by:
Emma Simmons, M.D., M.P.H., Senior Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Brigham Willis, M.D., Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education

This 60-minute presentation will provide an overview of the UCR School of Medicine and an introduction to our unique curriculum, including the Longitudinal Ambulatory Care Experience (LACE) program. It's great for prospective medical students and their families, but is open to anyone who wants to learn more about the School of Medicine.

Medical Student Panel
 

Hosted by:
Emma Simmons, M.D., M.P.H., Senior Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Danae Bowen, 1st year medical student
Patrick Samones, 2nd year medical student
Justine Ku, 3rd year medical student
Andrea Gochi, 4th year medical student

This panel is your opportunity to hear from and ask questions of our current medical students. You'll hear about their experiences, their educational path that led to UC Riverside, and their hopes for the future.


Wednesday, April 14

Simulation and Clinical Skills
Presentation

 

Presented by:
Brigham Willis, M.D., Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education
Rebeca Gavan, M.D., Co-Director Clinical Skills, Director of Case Based Learning, Faculty Director Standardized Patient Program
Christopher Miller, Director of Center for Simulated Patient Care
Abigail Burr, 2nd year medical student

This presentation will introduced and demonstrated the simulation and clinical skills training that our students participate in during their medical training.

It featured the online debut of our brand new, state-of-the-art Clinical Simulation Suite in the basement of Orbach Library. Click this link to watch the video.

Biomedical Sciences Student Panel
 

 

Hosted by:
Pica Preston, Project Manager, Biomedical Sciences
Keziyah Yisrael, 2nd year graduate student
Rogelio Nuñez Flores, 3rd year graduate student
Edward Vizcarra, 4th year graduate student

This panel was an opportunity to hear from and ask questions of our current biomedical sciences students. You'll hear about their experiences, their educational path that led to UC Riverside, and their hopes for the future.


Thursday, April 15

Pathway Programs at the UCR School of Medicine

 

Presented by:
Teresa Cofield, Director of Pathway Programs
Future Physician Leaders students
Mini Medical School students

During this 90-minute presentation, Teresa Cofield and her team introduced and explained the pathway programs offered by the UCR SOM. Students from the Future Physician Leaders and Mini Medical School programs made presentations.