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News and Highlights
Crossroads: At The Intersection of Disability, Race, and Public Health
UC-LEND Trainees successfully organized a well-attended speakers panel in collaboration with the UCLA Disabilities Studies Minor on February 24, 2020. Our very own Alice Kuo, MD, PhD, MBA participated as one of the panel experts.
UC-LEND Clinic now in Riverside
With the help and guidance of Dr. Kuo and Bobby Verdugo, UC Riverside School of Medicine assistant clinical professor, Dr. Adwoa Osei held the very first LEND clinic in Riverside. With continued guidance and support, the goal is to build capacity and visibility of Riverside's LEND clinic to better serve the needs of the surrounding community.
Adulting Course, Spring 2020
We will be piloting a 4-unit undergraduate course on "adulting". This course will cover various topics adolescents want to learn about in order to become thriving adults. Topics include: how to file your taxes, understanding benefits, insurance (health, car, renters, etc), healthy relationships, healthy lifestyle habits, and much more. This course is listed as PUB AFF 191A.
Immigrant Youth Task Force and
AAP SoCal Chapter
The IYTF team is working diligently to create a toolkit of resources for healthcare providers that will be housed on the AAP SoCal Chapter website.
Med-Peds and U-ACT!
The UCLA Internal Medicine-Pediatrics faculty and residents are developing an advocacy collaborative. Stay tuned for more info and how you can get involved!
UCLA All Brains in the Daily Bruin
UCLA All Brains, founded by our very own Karina Wang, was featured in a November 2019 article titled "All Brains builds better campus for neurodiverse students". Learn more about All Brains campus activities.