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UCLA Health System
 
David Geffen School of Medicine
 
COVER STORY

A Promise Fulfilled
A revolutionary technology opens doors to the brave new world of personalized medicine.
FEATURES

Military Engagement
UCLA's relationship with the Pentagon has broadened and deepened over the years.

 

Connecting the Dots
Care coordinators link patients to necessary services and make sure they are not left on their own.

 

CURRENT ISSUE
The Cutting Edge

Cancer Care in America Needs an Overhaul
The U.S. system of cancer care is in crisis, says a new Institute of Medicine report.


Substituting Lower-cost Drugs Could Mean Big Savings
Medications are expensive, and even with insurance coverage, patients’ out-of-pocket costs can be hefty.
Leadership

From Gene to Genome
UCLA stakes an early claim to leadership in clinical genomic sequencing.

 
Conversation

The Silver Tsunami
Addressing the needs of a greying population.

News & Notes

Faculty Notes
The Music Man.

 

Alumni Notes
What's happening from the MAA: Bringing the miracle of sight.

Friends
Donor roundup: Visionary awards.

 

Epilogue
A Thanksgiving story.