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J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2016 Feb;27(1):8-21.

Implementing Community Engagement as a Mission at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles.

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Department of Psychiatry, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, 1000 West Carson Street, Box 498, Torrance, CA 90509, Voice: 310-222-1801.
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Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, BOX 951736, 911 Broxton Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1736, Voice: 310-794-6047.
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Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, BOX 957087, 10880 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1800, Los Angeles, CA 90095-7087, Voice: 310-794-3938.
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UCLA Health System Marketing, BOX 956923, Suite 1850, UCLA Wilshire Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095-6923, Voice: 310-794-8173.
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Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, BOX 957394, 10940 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 700, Los Angeles, CA 90095-7394, 310-794-8120.
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Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, BOX 951736, 911 Broxton Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1736, Voice: 310-794-3507.
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Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA BOX 951736, 911 Broxton Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1736, Voice: 310-794-3168.
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Office of the Chancellor for Health Affairs, Duke University; Office of President and CEO, Duke University Health System, DUMC Box 3701, Durham, NC 27710, Voice: 919-684-2255. Dr. Washington participated in this manuscript in his prior role as Vice-Chancellor, Health Sciences; Dean, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA.
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Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA BOX 951736, 911 Broxton Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1736, Voice: 310-794-6973.
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Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, BOX 957394, 10940 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 700, Los Angeles, CA 90095-7394; Department of Health Policy and Management, Fielding School of Public Health at UCLA, 640 Charles E. Young Drive South, Los Angeles, CA 90024, Voice: 310-794-2298.

Abstract

This manuscript describes the development and implementation of community engagement as a mission at UCLA's David Geffen School of Medicine (DGSOM) and UCLA Health System, and summarizes survey results documenting existing community-engaged projects and interest between 2010 to 2013.

KEYWORDS:

Academic Medical Center; Community Engagement; Medical School; Service Learning; Strategic Plan

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