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UC San Diego Health Recognized for Health Equity in Care of Sickle Cell Crisis

December 12, 2022

UC San Diego Health has been awarded the prestigious 2022 California Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems Quality Leaders Award in the category of health equity.

Triton Leaders Conference to Address Inequities in Health Care

January 17, 2023

With dynamic keynote speakers and informative workshop sessions, the upcoming Triton Leaders Conference, “Building an Equitable Future in Health Care,” scheduled for Feb. 3-4, is sure to deliver an impactful weekend of advocacy and empowerment for both on-campus attendees and virtual participants.

UC San Diego Student Catches Eye of White House

March 17, 2022

…in the Biden Administration’s Health Equity Leaders Roundtable Series A student at UC San Diego School of Medicine and Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science has been invited by the Biden administration to participate in an exclusive group of experts and leaders in the fields of…

New Scholarship to Reduce Barrier for Most Promising Medical Students

April 1, 2021

…and ultimately help promote health equity for our patients.” Financial cost is a well-documented hurdle to becoming a doctor, particularly among racial/ethnic groups that are underrepresented in medicine. According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, as of 2018, only approximately 6 percent of practicing physicians in the United States…

Vice President Kamala Harris Honors CSE Student Naba Rizvi (PhD ’25)

December 22, 2022

Vice President Kamala Harris sent a personal note of congratulations to Naba Rizvi, a PhD student in UC San Diego’s Computer Science and Engineering department, for her recent recognition by CSEdWeek as a Computer Science Hero.

Confessions of a Fainthearted Student Farmer: Strawberry Fields Forever

March 23, 2023

A student in the Climate Justice Action Resilience Scholars program gives a first-hand account of the surprising lessons learned.

UC San Diego School of Medicine Receives $2.6M for Health Equity Programs

September 2, 2021

UC San Diego School of Medicine receives $2.6M to fund their PRIME-Health Equity program and launch a new program on Native American health. These medical education programs provide financial support to medical students interested in addressing health disparities and serving local communities.

UC San Diego Health Named Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality

March 28, 2022

UC San Diego Health receives “LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Leader” designation by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation for policies and practices dedicated to the equitable treatment and inclusion of LGBTQ+ patients, visitors and employees.

Understanding Caste and the Power of Empathy in Human Health

March 3, 2022

…rephrasing the landscape of health equity through the lens of casteism. We can re-envision our path to success and, to borrow a term from Ms. Wilkerson, the role that radical empathy must play.” Nothing will change unless people recognize the unconscious biases that has been programmed into our society, said…

UC San Diego Awarded $38 Million USAID Grant to Improve Global Health Equity

March 14, 2022

The U.S. Agency for International Development has funded a $38 million, five-year project led by UC San Diego researchers to better understand and promote health agency for individuals, communities and local organizations in low- and middle-income countries.

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