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In the wake of historic flooding and devastation fueled by Hurricane Harvey, Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara is keeping those affected in our thoughts and prayers. We hope that you and those close are safe and well. UAG sees the country coming together and rallying up behind relief efforts to assist the people of Texas and the Gulf Coast. We are confident recovery will begin sooner than expected. UAG Alumni has set up a donation link for those who wish to make a monetary donation. This money will be used to provide assistance to the relief efforts. The link is https://uagalumni.com/hurricane-harvey-relief/ In our thoughts and prayers, Antonio Leaño President
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The 2021 class was received in the UAG main campus with a welcome message from the President of UAG, Antonio Leaño Reyes. “This group of students is part of the International Medicine Program which has graduated more than 15 thousand doctors from the United States and Puerto Rico, and is also part of the more than 60 thousand doctors who have graduated from UAG School of Medicine.” "Our home is now their home and we are here to help them achieve their dreams. They are now part of what we call the autonomous university’s family. We understand that they have made sacrifices for studying abroad, far from what they know and for that, we congratulate them and welcome them”, commented Antonio Leaño Reyes UAG President. He added that at 82 years of foundation, the mission of the university seeks and continues to provide comprehensive training and values to young people so that they provide innovation, ethical, professional treatment, and share...
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Diana Sanchez, UAG Medical School MS III, B.S. in Neuroscience UCLA, and ALM Candidate at Harvard Extension School UAG medical school has given me the most memorable experiences of my life. From first semester we interacted with patients and obtained hands-on experience. I remember being extremely nervous when I got my first patient but after two years of doing physical exams and taking medical histories, I feel very competent both in my clinical skills and diagnostic reasoning. The most valuable experience for me was to be able to help the most medically underserved patients in Mexico through clinical rotations. One the most memorable clinical rotations was at an immigrant refuge center where people from South America are in high need of medical attention due to injuries and dehydration. In addition, volunteering through a program called GUIMEDIC many of my peers and I provided medical care to indigenous populations in both Jalisco and Nayarit. After 4 hours on the road and having to...
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UAG School of Medicine celebrated the gradua ting class of 2017, in the presence of parents, family, and friends. Dr. John Chris Alverdy, UAG graduate speaker and special guest of this generation, mentioned in his message; The importance of being informed about the world that surrounds them, the world of medicine is changing every day, knowing what it lies ahead, to be prepared for the future, and also reminded them that they must be professionals in each step to give, to continue firm in keeping their convictions with which they entered to this beautiful career and the exciting world of medicine. He thanked the students for the honor of naming him as their generation’s godfather, as it motivates him to continue to participate in the formation of more and better doctors. On behalf of the new generation, Jesus Daniel Vega recalled the journey they followed to finish his training in the classrooms of the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara. “We all have...
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