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The UCI School of Medicine is ranked as one of the top 50 U.S. medical schools for research by U.S. News & World Report.

Our faculty is made up of nearly 1,000 full-and part-time members and more than 700 volunteer faculty, who are involved in teaching, providing medical care and conducting research into the health challenges facing the 21st century.

The school has 24 departments ranging from basic science research to clinical medical and surgical specialties. The school also maintains research, clinical and teaching relationships with the VA Long Beach Healthcare System and Long Beach Memorial Medical Center.

Message from the Vice Dean of Medical Education

The Office of Medical Education provides leadership and oversight for Undergraduate Medical Education, Graduate Medical Education and Continuing Medical Education. We proudly train more than 400 students and 700 residents and fellows each year.

Lifelong Learning

Medical Education programs at the UCI School of Medicine are dedicated to advancing medical knowledge and clinical practice through a rich educational environment. We nurture lifelong learning through the development of medical students, to the continued training of resident physicians and scholars in the clinical and basic sciences.


Leonardo Alaniz. Hashtag says #IamUCI.

May 27, 2024 | UCI News

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Match Day 2024

Match Day is a national event, held each year in March. It is an exciting time when graduating medical students learn where they will go to do their residency training. Students, their families and friends from across the country share in this day of celebration!

Watch the recap video of Match Day here:

A photo of Darrys Reese receives his first physician’s white coat and a welcome from Dr. Michael J. Stamos

2023 White Coat Ceremony

The ceremony signifies the beginning of medical students' journey to achieve the long white coat they wear as physicians. It also symbolizes professionalism, caring, and trust, which they must earn from patients. Join us in welcoming our new class of future doctors.

PRIME-LC in their regalia at 2024 commencement ceremony.

2024 Commencement

Commencement celebrates the achievement of our students earning their degrees and marks the beginning of their professional careers. Congratulations to all the UCI School of Medicine graduates!