Dr. Shirah Vollmer Reflects

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Faculty member, Shirah Vollmer, who teachers our Psychopharmacology course, had a featured article in a recent edition Bruin, M.D., UCLA's Medical Alumni Association newsletter.

Reflections by Shirah Vollmer, M.D. '86 (RES '90, FEL '91)

I have spent most of my adult life learning at UCLA. It started when I was a freshman and it has continued through 25 years of teaching UCLA Family Medicine residents about biobehavioral aspects of primary care. I have come to find out that my experience is both broad and deep, enabling me to share with my students a perspective that they value tremendously. Many of them are not familiar with developmental disabilities and the nuances of autism, for example, where they may mistake children with anxiety as having autism. Read More of Reflections by Shirah Vollmer.