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Foothill Grand Opening in Gilroy, CA to meet the needs of
the Underserved with Victor Salazar, MD (UCLA Physician Scholar, 2011)

2015 Match Results

    2015 IMG Match Graduates

UCLA IMG Graduates

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UCLA IMG ALUMNI: CHIEF RESIDENTS
  • • Gonzalez, Isabel- Riverside Regional Medical Center
  • • Rodriguez, Alejandra- USC/California Hospital
  • • Lozano, Selene- UCLA
  • • Casillas, Miguel- UC San Diego
  • • Arias, Abril-UC San Diego
  • • Ower, Castro- Pomona Valley
AWARDS
  • Payan, Nidia- Placed first in UCSF Fresno FM academic decathalon.
NEWS

    • 1
      June
      2014
      Congratulations!
      Dr. Abril Arias, Class of 2010, completed her OB fellowship and will be working with migrant farm workers in Salinas, CA
    • 1
      May
      2014
      Alumni Program Donation
      A hearty "thank you" to alumni Dr. Abril Arias, and Dr. Ricardo Manuel, Class of 2010, respectively
    • 15
      Oct
      2011
      October 15-16: CAFP 2011 Family Medicine Summit
      Sheraton Gateway, Los Angeles Airport
      CAFP 2011 Family Medicine Summit to be held at LAX on October 15-16
    • 10
      Oct
      2011
      Abril Arias - IMG Class of 2010 named UCSD Chief Resident
    • 23
      Aug
      2011
      Kaplan sponsored IMG scholars
      The UCLA Department of Family Medicine, UCLA International Medical Graduate Program scholors sponsored by Kaplan University:
      • Victor Hugo Alvarez
      • Josue Balart
      • Edna Biddy
      • Francy Briceno
      • Fernando Diaz
      • Claudia Lopez
      • Mayra Mixco
      • Gloria Monsalve-Shade
      • Gian Louie Pinot
    • 22
      Aug
      2011
      UCLA IMGs doing good work in Bakersfield
      Kern Medical Center seeks to close Latino doctor gap
    • 6
      July
      2011
      ERAS Update
      Please read the update announcement from ERAS.
    • 5
      July
      2011
      Luz Selene Lozano, M.D.; UCLA Family Medicine's Academic Chief Resident
      Luz Selene Lozano, M.D. is serving as UCLA Family Medicine's Academic Chief Resident for the 2011/12 academic year.
    • 15
      May
      2010
      UCLA IMG Class of 2009 Graduate Nidia Payan, with UCSF-Fresno, wins CAFP's Fourth Annual Battle of the Residents
      California Academy of Family Physicians hosted the fourth annual Battle of the Residents on May 15, 2010. Nidia Payan, MD (UCLA IMG Class of 2009) was on the winning team from UCSF-Fresno. Congratulations!
    • 5
      May
      2010
      Pri-Med West
      Anaheim, CA
    • 3
      May
      2010
      Alejandra Rodriguez, MD Named Chief Resident California/USC Family Medicine Residency Program
    • 28
      Apr
      2010
      UCLA IMG Program Attends RAM LA
    • 19
      Apr
      2010
      Program C - Clinical Sciences begins at UCLA
    • 10
      Mar
      2010
      2008 Program Graduate, Isabel Gonzalez named Riverside County Regional Medical Center, Chief Resident
    • 16
      Sept
      2009
      Program Puts Sidelined Doctors Back in the Game
      A recent article appeared in the Miller-McCune magazine on September 11, 2009 highlighting the UCLA International Medical Graduate Program and quoted recent UCLA IMG Program graduate, Dr. Nidia Payan who is now a resident at the UCSF-Fresno Family Medicine Residency Program where her continuity clinic is in Selma, California.
    • 1
      Aug
      2008
      Society of Critical Care Medicine sponsored course to be held November 1st
      Colton, CA
      Learning the fundamentals of caring for critically ill patients is an important prerequisite to internship. The Society of Critical Care Medicine offers several courses on-line. Please mark your calendars for a SCCM-sponsored course that will be held in Colton, California on 11/1 -11/2. More details to follow.
    • 8
      July
      2008
      CSAFM Fall Conference for Medical Students
      University of California, Irvine
      Each Fall, the California Student Association of Family Medicine (CSAFM) and the Resident Members of the California Academy of Family Physicians (R-CAFP) plan an educational conference and residency fair for the state's medical students. This is your chance to gain practical experience, learn how to be an advocate and network with experts and fellow medical students. International Medical Graduates (IMGs) are welcomed and encouraged to attend this conference. This conference is free to those who are members of the California Student Association of Family Medicine. If you are not a member, the conference fee is $15.00 which includes the membership fee. Pre-register for the event and be entered into a drawing for Amazon.com giftcards and more (deadline September 5th).

      Want more information or need help registering? Contact Dasha Sakharova at (415) 345-8667 or e-mail dsakharova@familydocs.org.
    • 5
      June
      2008
      Vice Chancellor, Dean Levey receives award for support, commitment to Program
      Levey Receiving AwardVice Chancellor, Medical Sciences and Dean, David Geffen School of Medicine, Dr. Gerald Levey received an award commending him for his support and commitment to the IMG Program.
      Pictured, left to right: Dr. Gerald Levey, Dr. Gilberto Cota, Dr. Blanca Campos, Dr. Michelle Bholat, Dr. Patrick Dowling.
    • 3
      June
      2008
      Michelle Bholat: 2008 Rising Star of the Year
      A Shining Star.

      To her patients, a trusted friend.
      To her colleagues at UCLA, a dedicated physician.
      To her students, a caring mentor.
      To her community, optimism for a brighter future.

      Whether as a physician or as a leader in shaping new approaches to medical training to benefit the health and quality of healthcare for the underserved and uninsured, Michelle brings innovative vision, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a passionate commitment to make a different.

      We in the UCLA Executive MPH Program in Healthcare Management & Policy applaud our fellow alumna Michelle on being honored as Rising Star of the Year by the Los Angeles Business Journal.

      She embodies what we strive for in our program: Making a difference, with vision and passion, in our organizations and in the communities we serve.
    • 9
      Apr
      2008
      Post Graduate Training Registration Form (California Requirement)
      The Medical Board of California is requiring completion and submission of the Post Graduate Training Registration Form.
      Please also note that the Medical Board of California has moved. Their new address is:
      Medical Board of California
      2005 Evergreen Street
      Suite 1200
      Sacramento, CA 95815.
    • 20
      Mar
      2008
      2008 Match Results
      The UCLA IMG Program is proud to announce our 2008 Match results. The following program participants have matched into the following California Family Medicine Residency Programs:

      Carlos Ayon - Stanislaus (Modesto)
      Mexico
      University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine

      Blanca Campos - UCLA, Santa Monica
      Belize
      Autonomous School of Medical Sciences of Central America (Costa Rica)

      Gilberto Cota
      Stanislaus (Modesto)
      Mexico
      Autonomous University of Baja California

      Mileidys Gomez-Gonzalez - UCLA, Mid Valley
      Cuba
      Higher Institute of Medical Sciences of Havana

      Isabel Gonzalez - UC Riverside
      Spain
      University of Barcelona Faculty of Medicine

      Alejandra Rodriguez - USC California Hospital
      Chile
      University of Chile School of Medicine

      We congratulate these outstanding individuals and their families!

Updated July 2015