In His Own Words by
Herb Rheingruber, M.D. '65
(RES '67, FACOG '72) 

Practicing medicine in a Third World country comes with overwhelming challenges, such as diseases due to unsanitary conditions and a lack of public health education. Political strife and religious conflicts also impede significant development. HHHE has utilized a new paradigm in volunteer work, the basis of which is educating women and children. Educated mothers lay the groundwork for a new generation by lending their care and influence.
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In Her Own Words by
Lynn Huang, M.D. '07 

My story begins in China, where I was born. From the time I was 12 years old, I saw the world through the lens of an immigrant from a divorced family. Difficulties can provide insights and inspiration. My goal to become a physician grew out of my desire to help people during their most vulnerable moments. I distinctly remember writing about it in my medical school application essay. Fast forward two decades and the words I wrote in the essay ring true.  Read More »


Where did the summer go? As I write, the academic year is in full swing. On Friday, Aug. 7, the 175 members of the Class of 2019 received their white coats at a formal ceremony in Royce Hall. The class consists of three programs: 133 students in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 24 students in the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (Drew), and 24 students in the Program in Medical Education (PRIME). The youngest student is 21 years old and the oldest is 35. Read More »


MAA Regional Event in Miami
Sazon Cuban Cuisine
Oct. 15
6:30 p.m. Dinner Reservation
RSVP: Valerie Walker,

All UC Deans Alumni and Friends Reception  
Hilton Baltimore 
Nov. 8
6-8 p.m.