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Established by the UCI School of Medicine in 2003, the Program in Medical Education for the Latino Community (PRIME-LC) offers an enhanced medical school curriculum that includes coursework emphasizing leadership, advocacy and service. Each year, PRIME-LC admits about 12 Spanish-speaking students who go on to practice in a wide array of medical specialties.
"I've always had an interest in business, and I wanted to learn how it could be used for a social good. My MBA helped me to understand the structure of the healthcare system, and PRIME-LC taught me to be compassionate and thoughtful in my approach to my patients." -Caleb Shumway, who received his master's in Business Administration from UCI