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Academic unit: Faculty of Medicine


Seminar about Dignitas Infinita with the presence of the UC Chile President Ignacio Sánchez and the Chancellor Fernando Chomalí.

How Can We Put Human Dignity at the Center?

Human dignity is inherent to every person, regardless of any circumstance or context. This is the main message of “Dignitas Infinita,” a declaration recently…

University of  Barcelona’s Auditorium.

UC Chile Strengthens Ties With the Universities of Barcelona and Ramón Llull

The University President Ignacio Sánchez visited both universities in Barcelona to strengthen academic partnerships and address new areas of joint work.

Delegation of researchers from Tsinghua University together with academics and UC Chile authorities at the UC Chile Central Campus. (Photo credit: Pía Billa)

Researchers from Beijing’s Tsinghua University Visit UC Chile to Explore Areas of Scientific Collaboration

The visit by a delegation of distinguished researchers from Tsinghua University—a leading university in China and Asia—aims to foster joint initiatives and…

The winner team (Dr. Emilio Farfán, Felipe Araya, Manuel Barroilhet, Francisco Cornejo, Agustín Gutiérrez and Matías Vergara) is posing in front of the Universidad San Sebastián.

UC Chile Medicine Students Win First Place in America's Anatomy Cup

A UC Chile Medicine team made up of second-year students and faculty members participated in the international competition organized by Latin American Anatomy…

A blond girl with down syndrome is posing for the photo. Next to her is a white poodle dog.

UC Chile Collaborates in the Publication of New Resources on Down Syndrome in Spanish and Japanese

The Global Down Syndrome Foundation, the UC Chile Down Syndrome Center, and the Japan Down Syndrome Association have joined forces to translate and provide…

nursing teacher demonstrating how to watch a monitor to two female students

Nursing at UC Chile: People Trained to Care for People

Keep reading to learn more about this program, which is part of the Faculty of Medicine. Its leadership in Chile and abroad makes it a great alternative for…

Four nurses (two women and two men) are practicing with a patient simulator.

UC Chile School of Nursing: Pioneer in Advanced Practice

Making diagnoses, indicating treatments and performing clinical follow-ups are some of the competencies that until a few years ago were restricted to…

Women looking at freshly harvested vegetables.

How UC Chile keeps strengtheing its links with Africa

UC Chile signed an agreement with a religious organization that allows its community to volunteer in Kenya. Adding this opportunity to those it already offers…

a close up of a cricket on a spoon

Should we eat bugs? UC Chile researchers develop cricket food

During the pick of the pandemic, the UC Chile Nutrition and Dietetics Program tested products made with bugs to determine acceptability and feeling of…

Medical students showing a "Muévete por la salud" poster.

Students Attempting to Have Social Impact during the Pandemic

Students from different undergraduate programs carry out health, sustainability, and education initiatives to contribute to the external community with their…

a painting of water lilies in a pond

Breathe, Heal and Sing!: Singing Back to Life

A new program teaches breathing techniques used by opera singers to aid Covid-19 patients after discharge.

Faculty members Arturo Borzutzky, Carolina Iturriaga, and the researcher José Antonio Castro-Rodríguez.

Concord 19: The First Clinical Study Worldwide Starts in Chile to Stop Outbreaks of Covid-19

In the context of the international study "CONCORD-19" in Chile, faculty members of the UC School of Medicine will lead the follow-up process of more than 300…