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SOM Intranet


This is the intranet site for the UCR School of Medicine and contains important information and frequently used content from a variety of departments.

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Upcoming SOM Events on UCR Campus Calendar


Upcoming Major SOM Events

Listed below are major upcoming events in the School of Medicine. This list is provided for scheduling and reference purposes. A comprehensive calendar of classes and events is available here.

News from the School of Medicine

Deborah Deas and Pablo Joo in front of a photo of commencement
UCR SOM Receives Continued Accreditation from LCME
The UC Riverside School of Medicine has received continued full accreditation from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), the school announced Tuesday, June 18, 2024.
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Three West Point Cadets to Participate in Inaugural Research Internship Program
Three cadets from the US Military Academy at West Point will be conducting research internships in the University of California Riverside School of Medicine’s Biomedical Sciences program as the inaugural participants in a new program designed to build research-based bridges between the institutions.
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Kathy Barton and Stephanie Sandoval
SOM Staff Honored at Annual Staff Assembly Awards
A pair of School of Medicine staff members received awards from the UC Riverside Staff Assembly at their annual end-of-year awards ceremony at the Barn on Monday, June 3, 2024. Stephanie Sandoval of the School of Medicine's Department of Social Medicine, Population, and Public Health was presented with the People Helping People Award and retiree Kathy Barton was presented with the Mary Johnson Outstanding Retiree Award.
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Student and staff mentor hugging
Celebrating UCR’s Class of 2024
Rewind four years ago when most of this graduating class of collegians were seniors in high school and you’ll be reminded of bittersweet Zoom commencement ceremonies where graduates huddled around a screen to not get their diplomas or shake hands with their principals or hug their classmates.
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Brandon Barger speaking at commencement
Class of 2024 Graduates from the UCR SOM
The UCR School of Medicine class of 2024 began their medical school journey online during the COVID-19 pandemic, but finished it on Friday surrounded by cheering family and friends. 66 students received their degrees in the ceremony, which was held on May 31, 2024 in the Student Recreation Center on UCR’s campus.
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Violeta Covarrubias in front of the SOM
Becoming a Mentor, a Mother, and a Physician
Growing up as an undocumented immigrant, Violeta Covarrubias feared going to the doctor with her family in case the visit led to deportation. After obtaining her American permanent residency as a teenager, Covarrubias enrolled at UCLA as an undergraduate, where she volunteered in hospitals and noticed patients in similar situations.
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Keziyah Yisrael in graduation regalia on a tree-lined street
Researching Health Issues in the Salton Sea--and Finding Solutions
When Keziyah Yisrael, biomedical sciences class of 2024 began working on PhD research focused on the Salton Sea, she had no idea that the project would become an enduring passion and the likely basis for her career.
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Julia Seiberling at Match Day
Joining the Family Business of Community Service
Growing up in Riverside with two psychotherapist parents, Seiberling knew as a child that she wanted to become a doctor. “I think at a young age, I was just really enamored with the idea of having the knowledge and the ability to bring calm to hectic situations,” she recalled. “There were a few people in my family living with chronic disease and a lot of people in my community who had to interface with the healthcare system a lot, and it just seemed like part of what made a really big difference in their experience was the doctor that they worked with.”
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