MS1 Norma Espinoza Receives Scholarship from National Hispanic Health Foundation

First-year UC Riverside School of Medicine medical student Norma Espinoza was presented with a scholarship from the National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF) at their 14th annual California Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship Gala on Nov. 18, 2021 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles. Espinoza is a first-generation college...

By UCR SOM Staff | | Student Life

Reception Celebrates Launch of Inaugural Cúrate Literary Magazine

About 40 members of the UC Riverside School of Medicine community celebrated the publication of the inaugural edition of the Cúrate literary magazine at a reception at the UCR Alumni and Visitors Center on October 15, 2021. The event featured readings by the authors as well as an exhibition of...

By Ross French | | Student Life

MS3 Writes Introduction Chapter to AAMC's "Official Guide to Medical School Admissions"

Patrick Samones, a member of the class of 2023, is the author of a chapter introduction for the AAMC's Official Guide to Medical School Admissions: How to Prepare for and Apply to Medical School, which will be released on October 15, 2021. The book, which is released annually, is a...

By Ross French | | Student Life

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

As the second surge of the COVID-19 pandemic struck the Inland Empire region in mid-December, Riverside University Health Systems (RUHS) and Riverside Community Hospital (RCH) found themselves facing staff and physician shortages and put out a call for help. UCR School of Medicine students answered the call. Just 24 hours...

By Ross French | | Student Life