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Our Research professionals wrestle with the most daunting clinical questions. They also make the breakthroughs that transform medical professions.

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Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behaviors
At UCLA Health and  David Geffen School of Medicine, we devote ourselves to understanding the mysteries of human behavior. That’s why our Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behaviors conducts research in a wide array of fields. Opportunities include genetic, biological, behavioral and socio-cultural studies. Together, we explore the underpinnings of behavior and the causes/consequences of neuropsychiatric disorders.

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At UCLA Health, we achieve excellence in patient care consistently by following the steps outlined in CICARE.

CICARE is an acronym that describes specific behaviors that are guaranteed to result in excellent communication with patients, families and colleagues.

Every UCLA Health employee, physician and volunteer holds themselves and their colleagues accountable for practicing these six steps with everyone on every encounter.

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Connect with the patient and their family members by addressing them as Mr./Ms., or by the name they prefer.

Introduce yourself and your role.

Communicate what you are going to do, how long it is going to take, and how it will impact the patient.

Ask permission before examining the patient and anticipate patient and/or family needs, questions or concerns.

Respond to patient and/or family questions and requests with immediacy.

Exit courteously and/or with an explanation of what will come next (or when you will be back to check on them).