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2014

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SEP 30UC Irvine medical students are steeped in digital technology by the time they graduate, says Dr. Warren Wiechmann, associate dean of instructional technologies.
AUG 13Inaugural ceremony for the Academy for Innovation in Medical Education to be held Aug. 15.
AUG 01Dr. Roger F. Steinert, UC Irvine School of Medicine interim dean, greets the Class of 2018 at the school's annual white coat ceremony.
JULY 21UC Irvine's Dr. Linda Lippa receives Award for Excellence in Medical Student Education.
JUN 12Two UC Irvine School of Medicine students are among 15 recipients of the American Medical Association Foundation’s 2014 Leadership Award.
MAY 19UC Irvine's Warren Wiechmann, MD, MBA, talks about innovative School of Medicine medical education programs.
MAR 03UC Irvine students dance the night away at the annual Care-a-thon, raising more than $20,000 for the neonatal intensive care unit at UC Irvine Medical Center.
FEB 26World of Medicine Day provides information and guidance to UC Irvine premed students.

2013

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NOV 13Teams of UC Irvine medical and computer science students will vy for cash prizes at Med AppJam II on Nov. 22, 2013.
OCT 29Medical students get a virtual lesson from the other side of the world.
SEPT 18PRIME-LC student Brenda Campos-Spitze receives prestigious family medicine scholarship.
MAY 31UC Irvine School of Medicine presents faculty awards at honors events.
JUNE 27Two UC Irvine medical students win in prestigious video competition.
APR 10UC Irvine's Dr. Aaron D. Kheriaty sorts out myths in his new book that focuses on treating depression with psychiatry and faith.
MAR 12UC Irvine School of Medicine chosen among top 50 in latest U.S. News & World Report medical school rankings.
MAR 07UC Irvine's Dr. Warren Wiechmann named Apple Distinguished Educator of 2013.
MAR 06Since its induction in 2010, the iMedEd Initiative has drawn attention to UC Irvine School of Medicine. "Learning becomes a 24/7 opportunity," says Dean Ralph V. Clayman.
FEB 19UC Irvine iPad medical education program shows results: Test scores have improved and applications have surged.
FEB 11The iMedEd Initiative, UC Irvine’s innovative medical education program based on iPad tablet computing, is chosen as a 2012-13 Apple Distinguished Program.
JAN 23Doctors often don't advise the obese.
JAN 02UC Irvine is among a handful of the nation’s medical schools that are making ultrasound training a part of the standard curriculum.

2012

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DEC 20Think Different: The Next Generation of Doctors and Digital Social Learning
DEC 17UC Irvine's Dr. Warren Wiechmann joins in a webcast aimed at sharing best practices for iPad use in medical schools.
NOV 29UC Irvine medical and tech students face off to create the best app; the winner helps users find relief centers in a natural disaster.
NOV 20UC Irvine School of Medicine and the Donald Bren School of Information & Computer Sciences students team up to create Apple-based applications with healthcare utility.
SEP 17UC Irvine creates unique BYOD (bring-your-own-device) mobile security system.
SEP 04Register by Sept. 10 for the Sept 12 webinar, "Rebooting UC Irvine's Medical Curriculum with the iPad," with Dr. Warren Wiechmann, instructional technologies faculty director.
JUN 11UNE-UC Irvine link breaks the tyranny of distance
JUN 04Warren Wiechmann, MD, MBA speaks at the AAMC's Information Technology in Academic Medicine Conference on "Rebooting UC Irvine's Medical Curriculum with the iPad"
APR 19First ever UltraFest event being hosted by UC Irvine!
FEB 22UC Irvine Care-a-thon encourages students to get up and dance for a cause--UC Irvine Medical Center's NICU

2011

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DEC 20UC Irvine joins forces with Australia's University of New England in a unique collaboration that offers state-of-the-art medical education technology to students 7,500 miles away.
DEC 12A student-run UC Irvine group called the Medical Initiative Against Homelessness provides tutoring, medical assistance and other services.
SEP 26"iPads in Medical School, the Student Perspective" webcast on Tuesday, October 18th at 10 a.m. PDT presented by the medical students at UC Irvine
SEP 07There are 65 MD/MBA programs in the U.S. today, up from only five or six in the late 1990s, UC Irvine's Dr. Maria Chandler tells the New York Times.
AUG 29Can digital textbooks truly replace the print kind?
AUG 06UC Irvine Chancellor Michael Drake welcomes the School of Medicine's Class of 2015.
AUG 05New medical students get iPADs in second year of UC Irvine's iMedEd Initiative, now funded by a $1.2- million grant from a Fountain Valley businessman.
AUG 02White Coat Ceremony marks start of iMedEd initiative's second year at UC Irvine School of Medicine; revolutionary digital curriculum expands.
JUL 19View the telemedicine demonstration sessions that helped create a collaborative agreement between UC Irvine School of Medicine and the University of New England in Australia.
JUN 20Dr. Charles Vega, director of UC Irvine School of Medicine’s PRIME-LC program, talks about training future doctors to meet the needs of underserved Latino communities.
JUN 14UC Irvine medical students cap a year of working with senior citizen mentors with a special luncheon.
MAY 23By the time UC Irvine medical students hit the Emergency Department, they are skilled in ultrasound scanning, Graciela Maldonado tells the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine.
MAY 07"World class programs come through collaboration, and unless we have a big, fat, high-speed pipe, it's not going to happen"
APR 20A $1.2-million gift to underwrite UC Irvine's iMedEd Initiative, including the cost of iPads for first-year medical students arriving in August 2011, 2012 and 2013.
APR 18UC Irvine's School of Medicine joins a national campaign to improve patient care and safety through medical education and stronger clinical protocols.
APR 12UC Irvine School of Medicine is joining forces with the University of England to produce future generations of technologically-savvy doctors.
APR 05Electronic readers: Hard on your eyes? Medical students are prodigious readers, by necessity.
APR 01Rocker's surprising second act: Marco Angulo will begin his residency in the family medicine program at UC Irvine Medical Center – and, from that day on, officially be known as "Dr. Angulo."
MAR 31Dr. Warren Wiechmann discusses how the iPad is helping transform the curriculum at the UC Irvine School of Medicine to make medical education more innovative and interactive.
MAR 30Australian university to partner with UC Irvine's School of Medicine and its innovative iMedEd Initiative
MAR 29UC Irvine Medical Center rated Orange County's top hospital and fourth best in the greater Los Angeles region by U.S. News & World Report
FEB  25UC Irvine students organize Care-a-thon, a dance marathon, to help fund a portable ultrasound machine for the neonatal intensive care unit
FEB 01UC has increased student diversity at its medical schools aided by its postbaccalaureate programs targeting a wide spectrum of students
JAN 28UC Irvine boasts more than 90 Best Doctors in America for 2011-12, more than any other medical school in Orange County

2010

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AUG 17UC Irvine's chancellor welcomes incoming medical students from underrepresented minority communities.
AUG 11UC Irvine's School of Medicine partners with ultrasound manufacturer to develop innovative diagnostic curriculum
AUG 11UC Irvine's School of Medicine partners with ultrasound manufacturer to develop innovative diagnostic curriculum
AUG 11UC Irvine's School of Medicine partners with ultrasound manufacturer to develop innovative diagnostic curriculum
AUG 11UC Irvine's School of Medicine partners with ultrasound manufacturer to develop innovative diagnostic curriculum