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Index of Spotlights

UC Irvine PRIME-LC director Charles Vega, M.D.

Message from the director

UC Irvine PRIME-LC director Dr. Charles Vega describes the program's goals and accomplishments

UC Irvine PRIME-LC student Karla Lozano

Improving healthcare for underserved minorities

Karla Lozano and members of UC Irvine School of Medicine's Class of 2015 come from different walks of life but they share a desire to care for others.

UC Irvine PRIME-LC students Bryce Spitze and Brenda Campos-Spitze with children

UC Irvine PRIME-LC medical students come to the aid of Duroville

Between classes and clinical rotations, UC Irvine PRIME-LC medical students make the three-hour drive to Duroville to help lessen the health impact of poverty. 

UC Irvine PRIME-LC student Sarah Lopez

PRIME-LC graduates determined to become physician-leaders

UC Irvine's Program in Medical Education for the Latino Community (PRIME-LC), the first of its kind in the country, has sparked other community-based medical education programs in California and across the nation.