There Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicineof the Kaiser Permanente Hospital System is a medical school with highly advanced learning tools.

The faculty also offers the opportunity to study medicine for free to eligible students for its program.

“We are working on admissions for our fourth generation, and we have guaranteed free education for five generations,” said Dr. Manuel Barral Sanchez, professor and director of Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine.

Fifty young people began their medical studies at the new Kaiser Permanente-sponsored college

“The school is exploring opportunities to extend free education to more generations.”

The process is competitive. For the previous academic year, they received over 11,000 applications to choose only 50 students.

“We are aware of their educational background but we also see their life experience, the kind of difficulties they have encountered, explains Barral Sanchez. We take note, for example, of the challenges (that they go through).”

These challenges include personal challenges, those your family is going through, and even your community.

Victor Silva Escobedo is among the students chosen in 2021. He was born in San Diego

(California) but his mother is from Culiacán (Sinaloa) and his father’s parents are from León (Guanajuato)

Northridge Hospital Medical Center (NHMC) and its family medicine residency program hosted a “mini-med school” for more than 40 Northridge Middle School students.

“My family has many heart problems and I worked as a research assistant with the cardiologist who looks after my family,” Silva Escobedo said.

“Having this perspective of how advances in cardiology and working in the community can impact my family has meant a lot to me.”

Being bilingual, Silva Escobedo also volunteered as a translator at a clinic for low-income patients in her community.

Israel Tavera is a regular student at the Diego Rivera Learning Complex at the Los Angeles Community School of Public Service. However, his life changed when he received a scholarship from the California Association of School Administrators.

“This is specific to our Spanish population, as many studies have shown that care and health outcomes are much better when the health provider can communicate in the patient’s language,” said Dr. Barral Sanchez.

The Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine will soon begin receiving a new round of applications for free medical education.

Interested persons can submit their application starting May 30 on the Association of American Medical Institutes (AAMC) page. To access this page, Click here.

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