News in 2010

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UC Irvine School of Medicine to host open house for new simulation center

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September 23, 2010
UC Irvine will offer a glimpse into the future of medical education when it hosts an open house Sept. 30 for the recently opened Medical Education...

Free pertussis vaccinations available at UC Irvine Medical Center

September 23, 2010
UC Irvine Healthcare is partnering with the Orange County Health Care Agency to offer free pertussis vaccinations to the...

Beating back inflammatory bowel disease

September 20, 2010
Young psychologist beats inflammatory bowel disease with the help of UC Irvine's world-class digestive disease specialists

Back in the swing

UC Irvine patient Rey Buack was back on the golf course within of month of surgery to repair a ruptured aortic aneurysm.
September 20, 2010
His beloved Lakers were up nine points on June 8 when Rey Buack stood up from his couch to stretch. Out of nowhere, the 58-year-old start-up...

Soccer mom is back at play after the removal of an ovarian tumor

Becky Spears, a soccer-playing mother of three, undergoes robotic surgery at UC Irvine to remove a suspicious mass from her fallopian tube.
September 20, 2010
When a baseball-sized mass on Becky Spears’ left ovary had grown even larger despite three months of standard therapy with birth control...

Still standing on two feet

UC Irvine patient Tom Tiffany still enjoys motorcycle riding, camping and hiking on two feet
September 10, 2010
Tom Tiffany was stunned into silence. The scuba diving instructor and motorcycle enthusiast had gone to the doctor for a pain in his left leg....

Brain clot pins teen wrestler

September 01, 2010
Swift action by UC Irvine Healthcare's acute stroke team saves teenager from severe brain injury

Joint Commission identifies best practices at UC Irvine Medical Center

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August 20, 2010
The Joint Commission has conferred full three-year accreditation upon UC Irvine Medical Center and identified several “best practices”...

Incoming UC Irvine medical students to receive iPads loaded with first-year curriculum

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August 03, 2010
Traditionally, first-year medical students are awarded white coats to signify their entry into the medical community. But at an Aug. 6 ceremony,...

UC Irvine cancer unit earns high-quality-care designation

July 22, 2010
The Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Division of Hematology/Oncology is among the nation’s first practices to receive American...