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Diversity in Neurology Academy (DNA)

Brought to you by UCI Department of Neurology and IDEAS Committee.

About Us

Our vision at DNA is to stand as a beacon of inspiration and empowerment, celebrating diversity and ensuring every aspiring neurologist has equal opportunities to thrive. We envision a future where the DNA community serves as a model for inclusivity and mentorship, fostering enduring connections that transcend traditional academic boundaries.

Through our unwavering commitment to nurturing diverse talents, DNA aspires to reshape the landscape of neurology, ensuring it mirrors the rich tapestries of human experience and backgrounds.

Our Mission

To create a vibrant and inclusive community of students within the field of neurology.


Workshop Rotations

Neurologic Exam, Careers in Neurology, Brain Cutting, EEG, TMS, Neuropsychology & Research

Networking Opportunities

Interact with neurologists, residents, fellows and current medical school students.

Step Inside the Lab

Visit research laboratories on the UCI campus.

Program Location

Susan and Henry Samueli College of Health Sciences, Irvine, California

Program Dates

June 29, 2024 | 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Program Details

Open to:

  • Highschool juniors and seniors
  • College freshmen and sophomores

To apply:


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