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UC Irvine medical student is overjoyed to learn he has goes to his first choice of residency programs, UC Irvine Emergency Medicine. He hugs a relative as as Drs. Warren Wiechmann and Chris Fox cheer him on.

Overjoyed on Match Day 2017

Nearly 100 UC Irvine medical students gathered for the spring rite, Match Day, and they are overjoyed to learn where they'll serve their residencies.
 


UC Irvine medical students Miguel Alvarez-Estrada and Krystal Jimenez are engaged, about to graduate from medical schoo, and plan on practicing medicine together.

Engaged medical students await their match day assignments

Medical students Krystal Jimenez and Miguel Alvarez-Estrada, together through college and medical school, are now engaged and hoping to be matched with family residency programs at the same hospital.


UC Irvine medical students attend an exhibit of fellow students' art work, created as part of the School of Medicine's effort to incorporate the humanities and arts into its programs.

Infusing the medical school journey with beauty and passion

UC Irvine medical students attend an exhibit of fellow students' art work, created as part of the School of Medicine's effort to incorporate the humanities and arts into its programs.


UC Irvine medical student Kelley Butler co-founded the Orange County Needle Exchange Program.

Medical student helps drug users stay disease-free

UC Irvine medical student Kelley Butler explains why helping drug users stay disease-free is important.


Sue Ahearn, director, UC Irvine School of Medicine's Clinical Skills Center

Fostering relationships, developing clinical skills

Sue Ahearn, director of the School of Medicine's Clinical Skills Center, says her team's role is to "foster relationships" with medical students and help develop the skills that will make them better clinicians. "We have a 'can-do attitude,' " she says of her team. "I truly believe that what we do here does make a difference."


Digital ophthalmascopes are one of the many new digital tools in today's medical bags.

The doctor's bag goes digital

Digital ophthalmoscopes are one of many devices that are fundamentally changing the way physicians of tomorrow will practice medicine, says Dr. Warren Wiechmann, associate dean of clinical science education and educational technology for UC Irvine School of Medicine.


UC Irvine medical student Melissa Perez learns she's been accepted into an obstetric-gynecology residency at UC Irvine.

Match Day: A rite of passage for medical students

Fourth-year UC Irvine medical students look to the future as they learn where their careers will begin.


UC Irvine Vice Chancellor Howard Federoff congratulates a new medical student who has just received her white coat at the annual ceremony for incoming students.

White coats, bright futures

Ceremony for new medical students marks their first step in a journey to become doctors,   


UC Irvine medical student Oscar Hernandez

A doctor-to-be without borders

UC Irvine’s first undocumented medical student is determined to serve the Latino community.


Dr. Warren Wiechmann demonstrates how Google Glass can enhance medical school training

Another UC Irvine first: integrating Google Glass into the curriculum

UC Irvine School of Medicine becomes the first to integrate Google Glass into its curriculum. Wearable computing technology will transform training of future doctors.