It’s not about a degree; it’s about a life of impact.
Where ambition meets joy.
Be an outstanding physician and social activist.
Launch the life you were meant to lead.
Chase breakthroughs, unleash discoveries and find your people at a top 10 medical school, on a vibrant campus, in one of the most diverse cities in the world.
Our ‘Why’ Makes Us Different
Here you will find Faculty who believe in you and training so comprehensive it expands how you define yourself.
We Chase Equity
We have a collective commitment to combat structural racism in healthcare, education and in our society at large.
At UCLA, your classmates aren’t competitors. We’re collaborators, partners in curiosity who push each other to think deeply.
Save Your Gas Money
Centrally located, trainees can easily stroll from Westwood Village to the hospital, the medical school or north campus.
Invest in Your Impact
UCLA isn’t just a sunnier path into medicine. UCLA inspires you to think deeper, collaborate better and unlock your full potential.
Who Drives the Why
The DGSOM family is filled with talented leaders who care deeply and work to impact our world and communities for good.
We’ll help you unpack why it matters.
Our ‘why’? To empower students to become physicians committed to excellence. Also leaders in innovation, research, health, education, advocacy and humanistic care.
You feel like these people really support you, you feel like they want the best for you, and you feel like they’re going to be with you no matter what.
Nonye Ikeanyi, MD Student, DGSOM
See Yourself Here
Living a #LifeofImpact