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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.

Your Voice Matters in the Staff@Work Survey

August 18, 2022

…Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) Advocate Program led by Amber Bareño, senior manager of Human Resources for HDH, and the JEDI team. “Staff wanted to have a voice, so with this program, we asked for volunteers to serve as an advocate in their area,” Mellon said. “JEDI Advocates receive training…

New Student Program to Help Address Diversity Gap in Health Care Industry

December 14, 2022

UC San Diego Health is the only institution in the region to receive grant funding from the California Department of Health Care Access and Information to provide support for underrepresented high school students interested in entering health care.

“Bizarre” Yoda Acorn Worm Makes Top 10 Marine Species List

March 23, 2023

A team of marine scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego described a new acorn worm species, Yoda demiankoopi, in a paper published in 2022. Now the deep-sea worm is among the top 10 new marine species acknowledged by the World Register of Marine Species.

Reimagining Public Health

February 2, 2023

From pandemics to health inequities, confronting future crises will look different — and that’s a good thing.

The Robotic Force Awakens at UC San Diego

January 14, 2016

…assistants dressing up as Jedi Knights and professor Michael Tolley donning a Star Wars rebel helmet. A total of 45 teams and 165 students vied for the big win. Each team was responsible for designing and building remote-controlled robots. The robots’ job was to pick up whiffle balls, representing BB-8…

Graduate Scholars Shine as Equity-Minded Mentors

March 25, 2021

…of the Oceanography Society’s JEDI (Justice-Equity-Diversity-Inclusion) Committee, a group dedicated to fostering environments wherein all can engage in and benefit from ocean sciences. “I’ve had the honor to witness and help support girls as they explore interests and build confidence through practice and time, which can be both heartwarming and…

Learn to Lead

April 4, 2019

…Chelsea Clinton and astrophysicist Jedidah Isler to inspire and empower Sylvia Acevedo A rocket scientist turned CEO, the nation’s former first daughter and an expert exploring black holes in space will share insights with an expected crowd of 900 people when the University of California San Diego presents Women in…

Celebrating 20 Years of Sally Ride Science

February 18, 2021

…together (from left) astrophysicist Jedidah Isler; journalist Lynn Sherr, who served as moderator; former first daughter Chelsea Clinton; and Girl Scouts CEO Sylvia Acevedo. Candace Norton/Photo. After America’s first woman in space retired from NASA, she had plenty of opportunities to capitalize on her celebrity, but she preferred to keep…

Ten Moments from 2021 Women in Leadership Conversation that Might Inspire you or Make You Smile

May 27, 2021

…Sylvia Acevedo, former first daughter Chelsea Clinton and astrophysicist Jedidah Isler, with Sherr returning as moderator. In 2020, the event was canceled due to the pandemic.

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