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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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United States Ambassador in Mexico, Roberta Jacobson, highlighted the training of American physicians at the University Autonomous of Guadalajara’s (UAG) International Program of Medicine. "The UAG has distinguished itself as an excellent host by receiving students from the United States, especially in the School of Medicine where there are more than a thousand American students today," said the US diplomat During the inauguration of "Partnership 2016: inclusion and innovation in the Americas," organized by Partners of the Americas, Roberta Jacobson stressed that more than 15,000 US physicians have graduated from this university. During her speech she added that the city of Guadalajara is positioning itself as a major center for entrepreneurship and innovation, where young people play a key role in the transformation. Later, the President and CEO of Partners of the Americas, Steve Vetter, inaugurated “Partnership 2016", a conference attended by representatives of different institutions in the Americas to share experiences and work together in order to achieve the...
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