In the aftermath of the unrest, Governor Pat Brown appointed a Commission to identify factors which contributed to the unrest. This result was the December McCone Report. One major finding of the report was the lack of health care access near the low income neighborhoods of South Central Los Angeles.
Academic programs[ edit ] The university founded its medical school in the response to the Watts riots to train minority doctors who would serve the poor of the South Los Angeles area. The purpose of AXIS is to conduct clinical and translational research, especially research that is focused on health disparities.
Team science activities are supported by eleven core functions: Accreditation[ edit ] In Julythe university passed a curriculum review by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and retaining its accreditation, announcing plans for a new four-year medical school and nursing school in partnership with the University of California.
Inthe university received ten years full accreditation by WASC. Pipeline programs[ edit ] The university has created a series of programs that are inclusive of pairing the surrounding community with the campus.
It is designed to offer exposure to both science and mathematics to students every Saturday mornings during the nine-week sessions that occur four times per year. Association with Martin Luther King Jr. Hospital[ edit ] Main article: Martin Luther King Jr. Hospital closed in As a response to the problems, the university reorganized, terminating its president, and dismissed nearly two-thirds of its board of trustees.Charles R.
Drew University of Medicine and Science is a private, non-profit, historically black university and a minority-serving institution located in Willowbrook, unincorporated Los Angeles County, California, United States.
It was founded in in response to inadequate medical facilities within the Watts region of Los Angeles, California, USA.. Later, the institution became a university.
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The Martin Luther King Jr./Drew Medical Center in South Los Angeles and its status have been hot news items in Los Angeles for quite some time and also received considerable national attention.
With the countless problems. King/Drew Medical Center Asks Group Not To Withdraw Accreditation for Surgery Residency Program. Officials from Martin Luther King Jr./Drew Medical Center on Wednesday formally requested that the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education not withdraw accreditation for a surgery residency program at the hospital, the Los Angeles Times reports (Ornstein, Los Angeles Times, 9/25).
Aug 23, · Martin Luther King Jr./Drew Medical Center has been stripped of its accreditation to teach general surgeons, jeopardizing its entire physician training program and potentially impairing the hospital's ability to operate on patients.
The rare move this . Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science is a It was associated with the former-Martin Luther King Jr./Charles R. Drew Medical Center from to the national Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education informed school officials that it planned to revoke the university's accreditation because of the hospital's Campus: Urban, 11 acres ( ha).