The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars program at UCLA fosters the development of physician-leaders who will transform health and health care in this country. Scholars will be equipped to work with communities, organizations, practitioners and policy makers to conduct innovative research important to enhancing the health and well being in these communities. The program’s major focus emphasizes community-based research and leadership training.
|Current Scholar/Alumni News
Timothy Daskivich (UCLA CSP VA 12-14) was elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the ACGME. He will also serve as Chair of the Council of Review Committee Residents. He will succeed Charles Scales, Jr. (UCLA CSP VA 11-13).
Efrain Talamantes (UCLA CSP VA 12-14) founded Alliance in Mentorship, a non-profit organization aimed at creating innovative mentorship opportunities for pre-health students throughout the country using social media and other mobile technologies.
Elizabeth Barnert (UCLA CSP 12-14) has been awarded $10,000 by the APA Young Investigator Award (YIA) Program. Her proposal, “Understanding Protective Factors against Involvement in the Criminal Justice System” was one of four projects selected for funding.