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Radiology Art Collaboration Chula Vista School of Creative and Performing Arts

Chula Vista High School is a school of creative and performing arts in the South Bay. Approximately 90% of the students are URM and many are first generation students. In an effort to support the education and development of these students, the Radiology Department created a scholarship for students who submitted work of art. The winning submission are shown below: 

1st Place
Name: Sarah Obregon
Title: “Two-Faced”
Media: Digital
Dimension: 11”w  x 14”h

2nd Place 
Name: Miriam Cornejo
Title: “Breathe”
Media: Oil Pastel
Dimension: 12”w  x 15.5”h

3rd Place 
Name: Angelina Arellano
Title: “Connection”
Media: Ink
Dimension: 9”w x 9.5”h

Honorable Mention 
Name: Sebastian Huezo
Title: “My Heart”
Media: Acrylic and Watercolor on Canvas
Dimension:  8”w x 10”h

UCSD Radiology Medical Career Day

In conjunction with the Intersectional Health Project and Chicanx for Community Medicine and UCSD School of Medicine, the Radiology Department as well as other health professions, medical residents, medical students, and college students, helped high school students explore careers in health in online interactive workshops.

High School Anatomy Dissection

UCSD radiology residents have to opportunity to provide anatomy instruction to URM high school students in the South Bay followed by a question and answer session. 

UCSD Reproductive and Oncofertility Science Academy (ROSA)

 The ROSA program is a hands-on summer program for 11th and 12th grade girls in San Diego County focused on “oncofertility – an exciting new field in medicine that addresses the fertility needs and quality of life issues for young cancer patients.” This program aims to inspire students to become the next generation of physicians and scientists and many graduates have advanced to successful careers in science, math, engineering and technology.

The Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA) provides free high school membership: 

AAMC Summer Programs Database

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