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UCSF Health, Adventist Health and Madera County Officials Announce Proposal to Reopen Madera Community Hospital

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on February 09, 2024
UCSF Health, Adventist Health and Madera County Officials Announce Proposal to Reopen Madera Community Hospital Proposed joint venture could restore critical health care services for more than 160,000 Californians.
Lourdes DelRosso MD

Kudos: UCSF Fresno Recognition Winter 2024

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on January 16, 2024
Lourdes DelRosso, MD
Katherine A. Flores holds her Lifetime Achievement Award

Katherine A. Flores, MD, Recognized for Dedication to Inspiring Future Health Care Professionals in the San Joaquin Valley

By Lucero Benitez, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on January 16, 2024
Katherine A. Flores, MD
Doctor in white coat

UCSF Fresno Family Physician’s Goal is to Make Health Care More Accessible to Student Athletes  

By Barbara Anderson, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on January 16, 2024
Kulraj Dhah, DO
Lawrence Sue, MD, and Jim Davis, MD

Endowments Ensure a Bright Future for UCSF Fresno

By Kathleen Smith, Development and Alumni Affairs, UCSF Fresno, [email protected] on January 16, 2024
Lawrence Sue, MD, FACS, (left) with Jim Davis, MD 
Sleep doctor with fellow

UCSF Fresno Sleep Specialist is Leader in Study of Restless Sleep Disorder in Children

By Barbara Anderson, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on January 15, 2024
For years, parents have taken their children to sleep clinics for answers as to why their sons and daughters are sleepy during the day, when by all appearances they fall asleep quickly at bedtime and sleep until the morning. The only difference these parents observed in their children’s sleep was...
Doctor with resident physician

Gender-Affirming Care Enhances Training at UCSF Fresno, Improves Patient Care and Public Health

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on January 15, 2024
An academic environment and the ability to provide full-spectrum medical care to underserved communities are aspects that attract resident physicians and faculty to the UCSF Fresno Department of Family and Community Medicine.

UCSF Fresno: 2023 Year in Review

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on December 13, 2023
As 2023 comes to an end, we want to take a moment to reflect on and share some of what has been accomplished this year. We thank all members of our campus community and our partners who enable us to achieve new milestones and contribute to improving health in Central California and the San Joaquin...
Ranjita Raghavan performing aerial acrobatics in scrubs

From Aerial Performance to Podcasting, Global Emergency Medicine Fellow Brings Talents and Enthusiasm for Teaching to UCSF Fresno

By Barbara Anderson, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on November 29, 2023
Dr. Ranjita Raghavan performing aerial acrobatics. Photo by: Rowan Metnzer
Paulette Ginier standing outside hospital

UCSF Fresno Physician Making a Difference Caring for Veterans

By Barbara Anderson, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on November 07, 2023

Danielle Campagne, MD, Named Chief of Emergency Medicine at UCSF Fresno

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on October 24, 2023
Danielle Campagne, MD, FACEP, has been named Chief of Emergency Medicine at UCSF Fresno and Vice Chair of Emergency Medicine at the UCSF School of Medicine. Dr. Campagne has adeptly served as Interim Chief of Emergency Medicine since August 2022. Her appointment as Chief is effective Oct. 16, 2023. 

Up Close: UCSF SJV PRIME Class of 2027 Starts Medical School Ready to Address Health Disparities

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on October 19, 2023
Tou Bee Thao, first-year UCSF SJV PRIME medical student, talks with an elder at a Hmong Health and Culture Fair organized by SJV PRIME students at Fresno Interdenominational Refugee Ministries on July 8. 

UCSF Fresno Doctors Academy Accepting Applications for the 2024-2025 School Year

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on September 29, 2023
The UCSF Fresno Doctors Academy is accepting applications for programs at Caruthers and Sunnyside high schools. The Doctors Academy is a school-within-a-school academic program for students interested in careers in health and medicine.
Research assistant preparing study samples

UCSF Fresno Clinical Research Center Ramps Up, Ready to Oversee More Multi-Disciplinary Clinical Trials and Studies

By Lucero Benitez, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on September 25, 2023
Renee Amavizca prepares samples for the DREAM Study. 

New UCSF Fresno Valley Fever Research Registry Provides Important Tool for Researchers

By Kathleen Smith, Development and Alumni Affairs, UCSF Fresno, [email protected] on September 24, 2023
Valley fever (Coccidioidomycosis) is a lung infection caused by breathing the microscopic spores of the Coccidioides fungus that grow in soil. The fungus is endemic in the San Joaquin Valley and other parts of California and the southwestern United States. The number of reported Valley fever cases...

Inspire Interview with Lucero Guadalupe Benitez Vega

September 24, 2023
UCSF Fresno’s success and growth are a direct result of the dedication and inspiration of our faculty, staff, residents, fellows, students, alumni, partners, donors and friends. In each issue of Focus, we introduce you to the people who contribute to the greatness of UCSF Fresno through informal...

UCSF Fresno Recognition Fall 2023

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on September 24, 2023
Kudos

UCSF Fresno Names Vipul Jain, MD, Chief of Medicine

September 20, 2023
Vipul Jain, MD
Doctor and patient

Up Close: Liver Transplant Patient Credits UCSF Fresno Hepatologist with Saving His Life

By Barbara Anderson, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on September 12, 2023
L to R: Marina Royman, MD, and patient Rick Amparan
Doctor in hospital

UCSF Fresno Ob/Gyn Welcomes First Fellow Focused on Providing Care in Underserved Areas

By Lucero Benitez, UCSF Fresno Office of Communications, [email protected] on September 02, 2023
Cima Maliakal, MD, UCSF HEAL fellow at UCSF Fresno
Group of people recognizing Valley Fever Awareness Month

Up Close: UCSF Fresno Infectious Diseases Specialist Helps Promote Awareness of Valley Fever

By Barbara Anderson, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on August 08, 2023
Fresno County Board of Supervisors top row (L to R) Steve Brandau, Brian Pacheco, Chairman Sal Quintero, Nathan Magsig, Buddy Mendes. Bottom row (L to R) Joe Prado, Fresno County Department of Public Health, Geetha Sivasubramanian, MD, UCSF Fresno; Rob Pu
Student examining ear

California Invests in Medical Scholars Program including a Pathway at UCSF Fresno

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on August 02, 2023
SJV-MedBridge students at orientation at UCSF Fresno California Invests in Medical Scholars Program including a Pathway at UCSF Fresno to Help Address Growing Shortages in Health Care 
Medical students in Hmong cultural attire

Up Close: Hmong Health and Culture Fair in Fresno Organized by UCSF SJV PRIME Students

By Lucero Benitez, UCSF Fresno Office of Communications, [email protected] on July 19, 2023
 
Raj Amin, MD

Inspire Interview with Amin Raj, MD

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on July 19, 2023
UCSF Fresno’s success and growth are a direct result of the dedication and inspiration of our faculty, staff, residents, fellows, students, alumni, partners, donors and friends. In each issue of Focus, we introduce you to the people who contribute to the greatness of UCSF Fresno through informal...

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