For the past two years, Family Medicine has participated in an annual review by the Dean's Office of the School of Medicine to document our activities and commitment to equity and diversity inclusion (EDI). Read more about UCLA's commmitment to EDI initiatives, educational resources, and programs.
Our own Dr. Marissa Vasquez threw out the ceremonial first pitch in celebraton of Hispanic Heritage Month at a recent Dodgers game.
As the presenting sponsor of Hispanic Heritage Month with the Los Angeles Dodgers, we are proud that our own Dr. Marissa Vasquez, the head team physician for the Los Angeles Dodgers and first Latina head physician in MLB history, had the honor of throwing out the first pitch at a recent Dodger game. Go Dodgers!
"It's a preventable catastrophe," says Dr. Yelba Castellon-Lopez
Dr. Castellon-Lopez, assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine, spoke with the Los Angeles Times in a recent article on why people have waited to get the vaccine for COVID-19.
Learn more about the UCLA-led coalition that seeks to increase vaccination in at-risk communities across Los Angeles and California.
Welcome to Our New Resident Class
CBAM is going mobile!
The Center for Behavioral and Addiction Medicine's new mobile clinic is now ready for deployment as part of the HIV Prevention Trials Network with collaborating sites in Houston, Pittsburgh, Washington D.C., and the Bronx.
Dr. Michael Li
Dr. Michael Li has received an NIH KO1 Mentored Research Scientist Development Award. Dr. Li recently completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Center for Behavioral and Addiction Medicine where they developed a research portfolio on the role of stress biology in the links between social adversity, substance use, and HIV in sexual minotiries of color.