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Meet California’s next wave of dedicated physicians

At every one of UC’s six medical schools, graduating students are committed to bringing health care where it’s needed most, serving populations that have long been marginalized and recognizing the importance of listening to patients, understanding the realities of their lives and treating the whole person.

“I’m blessed to have gone through medical school at such a critical time in history,” says UC San Diego medical student Edgar J. Vega, who will be awarded degrees in both medicine and health leadership later this spring. “People started to pay attention to what health inequity really means. A lot of my colleagues now understand why health equity is such a central part of our work.”

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