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$5 million given to CDU program that aims to increase Black and Latino medical student graduates

The donation will support the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, an historically black private medical school in Willowbrook that trains 28 medical students each year through a partnership with UCLA that was formed following the 1965 Watts riots.

Transforming Telehealth Access In The Post-Pandemic Era

Telehealth has emerged as a viable delivery model of care and in the process has helped to transform the digital patient journey and redefined what the "digital touch" looks like.

Guidelines for Opioid Prescribing in Children and Adolescents After Surgery

Opioids are frequently prescribed to children and adolescents after surgery. Prescription opioid misuse is associated with high-risk behavior in youth. Evidence-based guidelines for opioid prescribing practices in children are lacking.

An Emphasis on Safety: Addressing COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among pregnant women

Even as the number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered increases, there are still lingering concerns in the public surrounding side effects in women, particularly among expecting mothers.

Reimagining Patient-Centered Care During a Pandemic in a Digital World: A Focus on Building Trust for Healing

COVID-19 has redefined the patient-provider experience. Panicked patients now struggle in solitude to deal with the mental and physical ramifications of COVID-19, while overworked, under-resourced, and exhausted care providers deliver treatment at a distance to minimize the risk of viral transmission.