Admissions and Student Affairs

Kama Guluma, M.D.

Associate Dean for Admissions and Student Affairs

UCSD School of Medicine

 

Dr. Guluma joined the Division of Medical Education as Associate Dean for Admissions and Student Affairs in October 2018. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Oberlin College in Ohio, and his M.D. degree from the Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, and then completed an emergency medicine residency at the University of Michigan. He joined the UCSD Department of Emergency Medicine as a faculty member in 2001, and is a Professor of Emergency Medicine.  His early career activities included being an investigator in NIH-funded pre-clinical and clinical research in the emergency treatment of acute ischemic stroke, exploring concepts such as therapeutic hypothermia and external counterpulsation. Prior to becoming Associate Dean, he served for six years as the Director of Student Programs for the Department of Emergency Medicine, and six years as an Academic Community Director in the UCSD School of Medicine. He is a past recipient of the Medical Student Teaching Award in the UCSD Department of Emergency Medicine, has been a nominee for the Kaiser Excellence in Teaching Award in the UCSD School of Medicine, and a recipient of the Faculty Mentorship Award from the UCSD Graduate Student Association. Other professional activities include being an Associate Editor for the Journal of Emergency Medicine and being an Oral Examiner with the American Board of Emergency Medicine.

As the Associate Dean for Admissions and Student Affairs, Dr. Guluma oversees the offices of Admissions and Student Affairs, Financial Aid, and the Medical Scholars program.

 

 

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