THE DOWNLOAD: Simulation Training, El Centro

Health care professionals from Bolivia, Chile and Peru gathered at the UC Davis Health Center for Simulation and Education Enhancement this week. They were here as part of a special training project conducted in partnership with global eye care nonprofit organization Orbis International.

The two-week training program, which began Oct. 10, brings together nearly 50 ophthalmologists, ophthalmology residents, nurses and biomedical engineers from Latin America to learn eye health skills from UC Davis physicians, nurses and staff.

See more in the video above or in this article from UC Davis Health.

Scenes from Homecoming

The Aggie football team won its homecoming game handily, 56-27, but there was much more to see at UC Davis Health Stadium on Saturday. Here are some moments shared on social media:

Students ‘envision’

Tour CCLASS (El Centro)

A new video series, “Real Places of UCD,” will take viewers inside places on campus that provide support to students. In the inaugural episode, above, staff at the Center for Chicanx and Latinx Academic Student Success (also known as El Centro) show off the various services provided by their location on the second floor of the Memorial Union.

Alum on Meghan Markle’s podcast

Nadine Burke Harris, M.D. ’01, is well known around the state for serving as California’s first surgeon general from 2019 to 2022. Last week she was heard by a global audience as a guest on Meghan Markle’s podcast, Archetypes. The episode, “about the insidious ways ‘crazy’ is used to diminish women’s credibility,” also featured several well-known actresses.

The episode is available on Spotify.

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Cody Kitaura is a News and Media Relations Specialist in the Office of Strategic Communications, and can be reached by email or at 530-752-1932.

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