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UCSF Fresno Names John T. Tran, MD, as Chief of Psychiatry

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on May 30, 2018
Dr. Tran also will serve as medical director for the Fresno County Department of Behavioral Health

UCSF Fresno and Susan G. Komen® Northern and Central California to Offer No-Cost Breast Screenings and Mammograms on May 19

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on May 18, 2018
FRESNO –Breast cancer is the most prevalent cancer among women in the U.S. About one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. UCSF Fresno and Susan G. Komen® Northern and Central California will hold a breast health education, screening and mammogram event on Saturday,...

UCSF Fresno Shares Cardiovascular Care Expertise to Improve Health in the Valley

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on May 03, 2018
Broken-heart syndrome is one of the topics to be discussed at the May 5 event

UCSF Fresno To Address Health Impacts of Air Pollution and Climate Change at Third Annual Symposium

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on April 04, 2018
FRESNO – Air pollution and climate change present serious health implications, particularly in the San Joaquin Valley where air is some of the most polluted in the United States and significant health disparities exist. The UCSF Fresno Department of Internal Medicine will present the Third Annual...

UCSF Fresno and Community Medical Centers Team Up to Teach Life-Saving Skills on National Stop the Bleed Day

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on March 27, 2018
FRESNO – Trauma is the leading cause of death for Americans under age 46, according to a National Academies of Science study. Many lives, however, can be saved by stopping blood loss.

UP CLOSE | UCSF Fresno Celebrates Match Day, Announces New Residents

March 20, 2018
UCSF Fresno recently celebrated another successful recruitment period. Two events were held. On Match Day, March 16, five students in the UC San Joaquin Valley PRIME opened their Match Day envelopes during a special breakfast at UCSF Fresno.  Congressman Jim Costa and Assembly member Joaquin...

UCSF Fresno Celebrates Match Day for Medical Students and Residents

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on March 13, 2018
All UCSF Fresno residency programs that participated in the Match filled available positions – representing a 100 percent match rate for the eighth year straight.

UCSF Fresno Programs Receive $2.15 Million to Expand and Train the Physician Workforce in Underserved Areas

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on February 15, 2018
Fresno – Four UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program residency programs received a combined $2.15 million over three years from the Office of Statewide Health and Planning to expand and train the physician workforce in underserved areas. The granting program is part of the Song-Brown Health Care...

UP CLOSE | UCSF Fresno Chief Lends Expertise to Statewide Commission

February 06, 2018
UCSF Fresno’s Ivan Gomez, MD, is lending his expertise to a statewide commission charged with developing a plan to recruit and educate a diverse health care workforce to meet California’s future needs. As a member of the California Future Health Workforce Commission’s Technical Advisory Committee...

Free Women’s Heart Fair Provides Heart Healthy Info, Tips and Health Screenings

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on January 30, 2018
Fresno – Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the U.S. About one in three women will die from heart disease.  During American Heart Month in February, to increase awareness of heart health, the UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program will hold a free Women’s Heart Fair from 10 a.m...

Lisa and Douglas Goldman Fund Donates $100,000 to UCSF Fresno

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on January 17, 2018
Former UCSF Fresno emergency medicine resident and SF natives support resident wellness in Fresno

UP CLOSE | 2017: The Year in Review at UCSF Fresno

December 22, 2017
"The end of the year is an ideal time to reflect on milestones.  In 2017, UCSF Fresno accomplished many achievements and received gifts and honors – all aimed at improving health in the San Joaquin Valley. Here’s a look at some of our shining moments.

2018 Multidisciplinary Updates in Internal Medicine Conference March 9 and 10, 2018 at UCSF Fresno

December 15, 2017
Leading experts in diabetes and internal medicine from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Mayo Clinic, UCSF, UCSF Fresno, UC Davis, UCLA, UCSD, USC, National Jewish Health, Oregon Health & Science University, Scripps Clinic and Stanford will present at the 2018...

UP CLOSE | UCSF Fresno Fills All Spots in Fellowship Match Day

December 07, 2017
UCSF Fresno recently filled all available fellowship spots in the Match Day for the Medical Specialties Matching Program (MSMP). We are especially pleased that three of our current medical residents will continue their training at UCSF Fresno as fellows.

CVCF awards over $500,000 to Valley nonprofits for youth development initiatives and UCSF Fresno

November 15, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                                                          Ashley Swearengin President & CEO                               November 7, 2017                                                                                           Media...
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UP CLOSE | UCSF Fresno Receives Funds for Scholarships and Mobile Clinic

November 14, 2017
The Central Valley Community Foundation and Anthem Blue Cross recently awarded UCSF Fresno over $80,000. The funding provides scholarships for medical students at UCSF Fresno in the San Joaquin Valley Program in Medical Education. SJV PRIME trains future physicians specifically to work with...

CVCF awards over $500,000 to Valley nonprofits for youth development initiatives and UCSF Fresno

By Gretchen Moore [email protected] on November 07, 2017
CVCF awards over $500,000 to Valley nonprofits for youth development initiatives FRESNO, CA – The Central Valley Community Foundation (CVCF), in partnership with the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and Anthem, awarded seven community organizations over half a million dollars to continue their...
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Faculty at UCSF Fresno Selected for UCSF Teaching Scholars Program

October 05, 2017
Congratulations to faculty members at UCSF Fresno who were selected for the UCSF Center for Faculty Educators’ Teaching Scholars Program (TSP). Participation is by competitive application.
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UCSF Fresno Encourages First-Generation Students

August 28, 2017
Many faculty at UCSF Fresno are the first in their families to earn four-year degrees. They know that encouragement and support are vital to the success of first-generation students.

UCSF Fresno’s Seventh Annual Mini Medical School Shares Latest Health Information with the Public

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on August 23, 2017
WHO:  The Academic Senate at UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program will present a series of health-related lectures for the community. WHAT: The public is invited to hear and ask questions of leading experts in medicine and health sciences at the seventh annual “Mini-Medical School” lecture series...

UCSF Fresno’s Mini-Med School Shares the Latest Trends in Health and Medicine with the Public

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on August 23, 2017
Topics include pediatric intensive care, poison prevention and treatment, snakebites, new cancer treatments, women’s heart health, valuable health apps and much more

Fresno Offers Mini Medical School for the Public

August 16, 2017
WHO: The Academic Senate at UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program will present a series of health-related lectures for the community. WHAT: The public is invited to hear and ask questions of leading experts in medicine and health sciences at our sixth annual “Mini-Med School” series of six...

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