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UCSF Fresno accepting applications for paid high school summer internships

By Cara Peracchi Douglas, Director, Public Affairs and Communications, UCSF Fresno Phone: 559.243.3606 E-mail: [email protected], on January 09, 2002
Do you know a high school junior interested in researching a diseased brain, learning about the human genome study, studying genetics through zebra fish, or mapping genes in plants? If so, be sure that he/she applies for the University of California, San Francisco, Fresno Summer Biomedical Research...

UC REGENTS APPROVE MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH CENTER FOR UCSF FRESNO

By Cara Peracchi Douglas, Director, Public Affairs and Communications, UCSF Fresno Phone: 559.243.3606 E-mail: [email protected], on November 16, 2001
The University of California Board of Regents handed down a unanimous decision late yesterday afternoon approving the building of the $26 million state-of-the-art medical education and research center for the University of California, San Francisco, Fresno Medical Education Program (UCSF Fresno).

UCSF STUDY FINDS UNDERREPRESENTED MINORITY PHYSICIANS MORE LIKELY TO PRACTICE IN CALIFORNIA FOLLOWING SCHOOL AND RESIDENCY HERE

By Cara Peracchi Douglas, Director, Public Affairs and Communications, UCSF Fresno Phone: 559.243.3606 E-mail: [email protected], on November 08, 2001
A UCSF study of the migration patterns of underrepresented minority Californians in medicine found that those who attend medical schools in the state are more likely to enter residency programs in California and remain in the state to practice. However, a decreasing number of California minorities...

Sarah Reyes honors UCSF Fresno physician with Outstanding Leadership Award

By Cara Peracchi Douglas, Director, Public Affairs and Communications, UCSF Fresno Phone: 559.243.3606 E-mail: [email protected], on October 03, 2001
In a recent ceremony for the third annual Outstanding Leadership Awards in Honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Assemblymember Sarah Reyes honored Adriana Padilla, MD, director of undergraduate medical education for the University of California, San Francisco, Fresno Medical Education Program (UCSF...

UCSF Fresno welcomes School of Pharmacy to the valley

By Cara Peracchi Douglas, Director, Public Affairs and Communications, UCSF Fresno Phone: 559.243.3606 E-mail: [email protected], on October 03, 2001
Responding to the severe shortage of pharmacists in the Central Valley, the University of California, San Francisco, Fresno Medical Education Program (UCSF Fresno) welcomes UCSF’s School of Pharmacy program to Fresno. Plans are presently underway to help deliver a pipeline of pharmacists to the...

Local Fowler High Student Completes UCSF-Fresno Summer Biomedical Program

By Cara Peracchi Douglas, Director, Public Affairs and Communications, UCSF Fresno Phone: 559.243.3606 E-mail: [email protected], on August 17, 2001
Local Fowler High School student, Raman Muhar will start her senior year ready to pursue her dream of becoming a physician after spending the summer at the University of California San Francisco, Fresno as a research intern in the prestigious Summer Biomedical Research Internship Program. The...

Local Hanford High Student Completes UCSF-Fresno Summer Biomedical Program

By Cara Peracchi Douglas, Director, Public Affairs and Communications, UCSF Fresno Phone: 559.243.3606 E-mail: [email protected], on August 17, 2001
Local Hanford High School student, Kiran Reddy will start his senior year ready to pursue his dream of becoming a physician after spending the summer at the University of California San Francisco, Fresno as a research intern in the prestigious Summer Biomedical Research Internship Program. The...

Local Kerman High Student Completes UCSF-Fresno Summer Biomedical Program

By Cara Peracchi Douglas, Director, Public Affairs and Communications, UCSF Fresno Phone: 559.243.3606 E-mail: [email protected], on August 17, 2001
Local Kerman High School student, Paul Toste will start his senior year ready to pursue his dream of becoming a physician after spending the summer at the University of California San Francisco, Fresno as a research intern in the prestigious Summer Biomedical Research Internship Program. The Summer...

Local Clovis High Students Complete UCSF-Fresno Summer Biomedical Program

By Cara Peracchi Douglas, Director, Public Affairs and Communications, UCSF Fresno Phone: 559.243.3606 E-mail: [email protected], on August 17, 2001
Local Clovis high school students, Scott Lichtenstein of Clovis West, Bryan Shieh of Clovis High, and Gary S. Wong of Clovis West will be starting their senior year ready to pursue their dreams of becoming a physician after spending the summer at the University of California San Francisco, Fresno...

Local Reedley High Student Completes UCSF-Fresno Summer Biomedical Program

By Cara Peracchi Douglas, Director, Public Affairs and Communications, UCSF Fresno Phone: 559.243.3606 E-mail: [email protected], on August 17, 2001
Local Reedley High School student, Michael Jiang will start his senior year ready to pursue his dream of becoming a physician after spending the summer at the University of California San Francisco, Fresno as a research intern in the prestigious Summer Biomedical Research Internship Program. The...

Local Visalia High School Student Completes UCSF-Fresno Summer Biomedical Program

By Cara Peracchi Douglas, Director, Public Affairs and Communications, UCSF Fresno Phone: 559.243.3606 E-mail: [email protected], on August 17, 2001
Local Redwood High School student, Kara Kuhn will start her senior year ready to pursue her dream of becoming a physician after spending the summer at the University of California San Francisco, Fresno (UCSF-Fresno) in the prestigious Summer Biomedical Research Internship Program. The Summer...

Local Fresno High Students Completes UCSF-Fresno Summer Biomedical Program

By Cara Peracchi Douglas, Director, Public Affairs and Communications, UCSF Fresno Phone: 559.243.3606 E-mail: [email protected], on August 17, 2001
Local Fresno high school students, Elizabeth Harris of San Joaquin Memorial, Katherine and Phillip Harrison of Bullard, and Ben Porter of Central High-East will be starting their senior year ready to pursue their dreams of becoming a physician after spending the summer at the University of...

Governor approves UCSF-Fresno’s Medical Education and Research Center

By Cara Peracchi Douglas, Director, Public Affairs and Communications, UCSF Fresno Phone: 559.243.3606 E-mail: [email protected], on July 27, 2001
After signing the much-anticipated State of California budget, Governor Gray Davis approved $26 million dollars for University of California San Francisco, Fresno (UCSF-Fresno) to build a state-of-the-art medical education and research center. “We are thrilled that Governor Davis approved the new...

First Hmong doctor to graduate from UCSF-Fresno at historic graduation ceremony

By Cara Peracchi Douglas, Director, Public Affairs and Communications, UCSF Fresno Phone: 559.243.3606 E-mail: [email protected], on June 11, 2001
The University of California San Francisco, Fresno Medical Education Program (UCSF-Fresno MEP) will graduate over 60 doctors on June 14—many of whom will stay in Fresno to serve the Valley community. Some 400 people are expected to attend the event at Copper River Country Club, including Peter Yang...

Over the counter herbal supplements can have toxic effects

By Cara Peracchi Douglas, Director, Public Affairs and Communications, UCSF Fresno Phone: 559.243.3606 E-mail: [email protected], on May 03, 2001
The University of California San Francisco, Fresno (UCSF-Fresno) Continuing Medical Education program will host the sixth annual primary care symposium focusing on alternative medicine on Saturday, May 5. The program is designed to provide clinicians with the latest scientific evidence relating to...

UCSF-Fresno encourages high school students to become valley’s future doctors at Medical Mania conference

By Cara Peracchi Douglas, Director, Public Affairs and Communications, UCSF Fresno Phone: 559.243.3606 E-mail: [email protected], on April 30, 2001
FRESNO, Calif.—Medical Mania comes to Fresno from 8am to 12pm on Saturday, April 28, in the student union at California State University, Fresno. Approximately 150 to 200 people are expected to attend this daylong conference focusing on encouraging high school students to study medicine.

UCSF-Fresno Medical Education Program celebrates the perfect match

By Cara Peracchi Douglas, Director, Public Affairs and Communications, UCSF Fresno Phone: 559.243.3606 E-mail: [email protected], on March 29, 2001
Fresno, Calif.—For the first time in the 25-year history of the University of California, San Francisco, Fresno Medical Education Program (UCSF-Fresno MEP) matched 93 percent of its new resident positions available. The 50 new residents come from as far away as the Ukraine and as nearby as Fresno’s...

UCSF-FRESNO ANNOUNCES BEST RECRUITMENT MATCH TO DATE—50 NEW MEDICAL RESIDENTS UNVEILED AT FIRST EVER PROGRAM CELEBRATION

By Cara Peracchi Douglas, Director, Public Affairs and Communications, UCSF Fresno Phone: 559.243.3606 E-mail: [email protected], on March 27, 2001
The UCSF-Fresno Medical Education Program will formally announce one of its most successful recruitment seasons to date on Thursday, March 29 at 4pm at University Medical Center. For the first time, UCSF-Fresno’s Associate Dean, Deborah Stewart, MD, along with eight medical education program...

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