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The David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA provides professional video conferencing services for faculty, staff and trainees in our conference rooms and lecture halls.

Video conferencing is a collaborative communication tool that connects geographically disperesed groups by transferring audio and video over a data network.

Please note that there are public alternatives for video conferencing (e.g., facetime, skype, go-to-meeting); however, these alternatives are not supported by DGSOM in our video conference rooms.

Benefits of using DGSOM video conferencing
  • data is securely encrypted between remote sites
  • up to 20 remote sites can be hosted at any one time
  • dedicated high-fidelity microphones for full-duplex audio with high-quality stereo sound
  • 65 inch plasma screens in conference equipped rooms
  • 52 inch HD mobile cart screen
  • HD video camera allow for Pan/Tilt/Zoom control with output up to 1080p
  • Video display split screens for each site or voice activated focus
  • Ability to "content share" (i.e. graphs, PowerPoint presentations high resolution images)
  • meetings can be recorded, edited and stored
  • a dedicated support professional
Whom can you connect to...

Santa Monica - UCLA Medical Center & Orthopedic Hospital
Harbor - UCLA Medical Center
Olive View - UCLA Medical Center
University of California, Riverside
Charl­es Drew University of Medicine and Science
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System
... Nearly any H323 or SIP Videoconference Endpoint

Need Assistance?

Office of the Dean
David Geffen School of Medicine
Phone: (310) 206-6914
Email: dgsomAV@mednet.ucla.edu

Video Conferencing

Video Conference Equipped Rooms

These rooms have video conference equipment built into the layout of the room.

Questions? Please refer to our Video Conferencing FAQ page.

Please see our facilities page for a detailed list of the facilities and equipment available.

Want to see an example of a recorded video conference? Visit our Video conference example page.

Electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI)

All members of the UCLA Health System are responsible for securing and maintaining the confidentiality and integrity of Electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI), that is, any protected health information that is created, stored, transmitted, or received electronically – including via video conference. Under this guideline, if you intend to use clinical information/images during the video conference, it is your responsibility to secure patient consent at least 5 business days prior to the start of the conference or risk cancellation.