Jennifer Lucero, MD, MA
Dean for Admissions
Vice Chair for Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine
Friday, March 3, 2023
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Are you at Community College and desire to gain admission to UCLA DGSOM? Do you know where to start? Are you a University student lost in the process? Are you a worried Post-Bacc student? Do you know what kind of applicants they look for?
Then this is the workshop that you must not miss. The workshop is led by the Dean of Admissions at UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, who will go through the admission process, the type of applicants they look for, and the steps they must take to succeed.
Instead of hearing second-hand information, incorrect information, or asking people who don’t know what they are talking about, come and hear directly and ask questions from Dr. Lucero, Dean of Admissions at UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine.
About the Speaker:
Jennifer Lucero, MD, MA is the Associate Dean for Admissions at UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine (DGSOM), and the Vice Chair for Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) for the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine at UCLA DGSOM. Her clinical work is in Obstetric anesthesia.
A graduate of California State University Northridge, Dr. Lucero received her Master’s in General Experimental Psychology with a focus in Social Psychology, her medical degree from Yale School of Medicine. Her postgraduate training consisted of a double Residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology and in Anesthesiology from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She completed Fellowship training for Obstetric Anesthesiology in 2011, followed by NIH T-32 Research Fellowship training in 2012 at UCSF as well.
Prior to coming to UCLA, Dr. Lucero was an Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesia & Perioperative Care at UCSF, specializing in obstetric anesthesiology, and served as the department’s inaugural Vice Chair of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. At UCLA she serves as the Associate Dean of Admissions for the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA where she oversees medical school admissions, financial aid & scholarship, and pathway and outreach. Dr. Lucero is the Co-PI for the HRSA UCLA-DGSOM Center of Excellence-Underrepresented in Medicine grant. In addition, she serves as the Vice Chair of Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion for the department of Anesthesia.
She holds a dual appointment in Obstetrics and Gynecology, with clinical interests in preeclampsia and adherent placental disease. Dr. Lucero has a decade of experience in medical school admissions and participates actively in the recruitment of underrepresented students to the profession of medicine through her work in pathway and outreach programs. As a Chicana physician, she takes a special interest in diversity issues in medicine and disparities in the delivery of obstetric healthcare to women of color.
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Topic: How To Be A Competitive Applicant to UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine
When: Friday, March 3, 5:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)