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COVID-19 Resources

March 17, 2020
Learn more about the novel coronavirus respiratory illness (COVID-19). And read about how UCSF is responding to the outbreak of COVID-19, including perspectives from infectious disease experts, psychologists, and UCSF Health providers.

UCSF Fresno Educates Women on Heart Health for Six Years in a Row with Free Event

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on March 06, 2020
FRESNO – Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. To help increase awareness and improve heart health among women, UCSF Fresno will hold the Sixth Annual Women’s Heart Fair, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Saturday,...

UCSF Fresno Educates Women on Heart Health for Six Years in a Row with Free Event

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on March 06, 2020
FRESNO – Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. To help increase awareness and improve heart health among women, UCSF Fresno will hold the Sixth Annual Women’s Heart Fair, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Saturday,...
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UCSF Fresno Cardiologist Brings New Implantable Heart Monitor to San Joaquin Valley

By Barbara Anderson, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on February 26, 2020
Checking blood pressure and weight daily for indications of a worsening heart condition is a way of life for patients with heart failure, but UCSF Fresno cardiologist Richard G. Kiel, MD, has introduced a new implantable monitoring system that detects subtle variations in heart function before...
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2020 UCSF Fresno Endocrine and Diabetes Symposium for Primary Care Providers

January 16, 2020
Primary care physicians and allied health care professionals will learn of current trends, new guidelines and the latest expert recommendations during this free CME symposium.
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World-Renowned UCSF Fresno OB-GYN Teams Up with Daughter to Teach and Care

By Barbara Anderson, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on January 14, 2020
Carlos Sueldo, MD, Chief of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at UCSF Fresno, is world renowned for his knowledge of infertility and reproductive medicine, and when a position opened at his Clovis medical office, Carolina Sueldo, MD, took it as a double opportunity – a chance to work...
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UCSF Fresno Brings Advanced Care to Cancer Patients in the San Joaquin Valley

By Barbara Anderson, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on November 27, 2019
In September 2017, UCSF Fresno took over the Community Medical Centers Cancer Services Clinical Research Program through a collaboration agreement. In August 2018, cancer research was consolidated under one roof at the Community Cancer Institute (CCI) in Clovis, allowing for more coordination of...
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UCSF Fresno Surgery Residents Win National Competition with Precision Skills

By Barbara Anderson, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on November 13, 2019
Creating recognizable images with pen and pencil in a timed game of Pictionary can challenge the artistic abilities of even aspiring Picassos, but imagine trying to draw legible figures on a camera screen using laparoscopic tools.
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2019 Lung Infection Symposium

October 14, 2019
2019 Lung Infection Symposium: 2019 Lung Infection Symposium: Valley Fever and Nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM)  Join UCSF Fresno, the San Joaquin Valley’s leading provider of lung infection expertise, for a daylong symposium on Valley fever and Nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM).
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2019 UCSF Fresno Liver Expo

October 11, 2019
2019 UCSF Fresno Liver Expo RSVP by Wednesday, October 16
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Breast Cancer Surgery Saves Lives and Hides Scars

By Barbara Anderson, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on October 04, 2019
The hard lump felt like a rib underneath her left breast, but when the skin dimpled, Judi Preuss suspected something else. A mammogram, ultrasound and a needle biopsy showed breast cancer.

Community Members Train Like Real Doctors at UCSF Fresno Mini Med School

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on September 30, 2019
WHO: UCSF Fresno’s Eighth Annual Mini Med School will conclude with “students” learning patient care skills like real doctors – on medical simulation equipment. WHAT:
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Up Close: UCSF Fresno Doctor Studies Venomics for Snakebite Treatment

By Barbara Anderson, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on September 17, 2019
Ever since he was a little boy, reptiles have fascinated UCSF Fresno emergency physician and medical toxicologist Nicklaus Brandehoff, MD.  His interest in herpetology has led to some interesting experiences, including working with venomous snakes before medical school at UC San Francisco School of...

UCSF Fresno Doctors Academy Accepting Applications, Interested Students and Parents Invited to Informational Meetings

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on September 13, 2019
FRESNO – The University of California, San Francisco Fresno Latino Center for Medical Education and Research (UCSF Fresno Latino Center) will hold informational meetings for its Caruthers, Selma and Sunnyside Doctors Academy programs: Thursday, Sept. 26, 6 to 7 p.m., Sunnyside High School Library...

These Future Doctors in the Valley Will Have MDs From UCSF

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on September 03, 2019
This back-to-school season, six freshly white-coated UC San Francisco medical students – all from the San Joaquin Valley – are pioneering a new community-focused program.

UCSF Fresno Gives Students Hands-On Biomedical Research Experience

July 24, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 18, 2019 UC San Francisco Jennifer O’Brien, Asst. Vice Chancellor/Public Affairs Source: Brandy Ramos Nikaido, Director of Media Relations and Public Affairs, UCSF Fresno Cell: (559) 313-6539 Email: [email protected]  
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UCSF Fresno Experts Perform Surgery for Rare Parasitic Disease

July 23, 2019
The first time, the young man felt an intense pain in his belly, the sudden attack lasted for five minutes. The next attack came as unexpectedly as the first, and disappeared as quickly. The south San Joaquin Valley resident knew something was wrong, but examinations by doctors and blood work at...

UCSF Fresno Doctors Academy Students Take Part in Internships and Research This Summer

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on July 15, 2019
WHO: About 80 high school seniors from the UCSF Fresno Latino Center for Medical Education and Research Doctors Academy (DA) Program are participating in the 2019 Doctors Academy Senior Summer Clinical Internship and Research Program.  A total of 77 health professionals from 20 health institutions...

New Physicians Start Training at UCSF Fresno with Clinical Skills Boot Camp

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on June 19, 2019
WHO: More than 100 new physicians, who start residency and fellowship training at UCSF Fresno this week, will take part in a clinical skills orientation.  
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Graduating UCSF Fresno physicians to care for patients and teach future doctors

June 17, 2019
More than 100 medical residents and fellows, along with three oral and maxillofacial surgery dental residents and five physician assistants completed training at UCSF Fresno this year. Many are staying in the Central Valley to care for patients, teach future physicians or continue their medical...

Graduating UCSF Fresno physicians to care for patients and teach future doctors

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on June 12, 2019
Many staying in the region to provide primary care
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UCSF Fresno and VA Partnership Makes Life-Saving Care Available Locally for Veterans

By Barbara Anderson, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on May 20, 2019
At the VA Central California Health Care System, new endoscopic equipment and the skills of Shreyas Saligram, MD, MRCP, director of advanced endoscopy at UCSF Fresno, are making minimally invasive procedures available to veterans that were unthinkable only a few years ago.

UCSF Fresno Doctors Academy Programs Celebrate Graduating Students

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on May 09, 2019
All graduating high school students will attend colleges or universities in fall 2019

UCSF Fresno Kicks Off May with Three Continuing Medical Education Events

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on April 30, 2019
Media: Wilderness Medicine, Cardiology, and Autism experts available for interviews by calling (559) 313-6539.
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2019 Autism Symposium for Primary Care Providers

April 26, 2019
2019 Autism Symposium for Primary Care Providers

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