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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
 
Group of medical students

UCSF Fresno Celebrates SJV PRIME Day

By Kathleen Smith, Development and Alumni Relations, UCSF Fresno on July 19, 2023
As a regional campus of the UCSF School of Medicine, UCSF Fresno recruits and trains future physicians to address the unique health needs of the region’s diverse and underserved populations through the UCSF San Joaquin Valley Program in Medical Education (SJV PRIME).
Coccidiomycosis photomicrograph magnified 500X. Photo: CDC

Prevalence of Valley Fever in San Joaquin Valley Subject of Research at UCSF Fresno

By Barbara Anderson, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on July 18, 2023
 
Cardiology and vascular health screening volunteers

UCSF Fresno Vascular and Cardiology Physicians Screen Patients in Central Valley “Cardiovascular Deserts”

By Barbara Anderson, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on July 18, 2023
Heart and vascular screening team including UCSF Fresno's Leigh Ann O'Banion, MD, (left, first row) and Teresa Daniele, MD (second from right, first row).

UCSF Fresno Celebrates the Class of 2023, New Doctors for the Central Valley and California

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on June 22, 2023
It takes 11 years or more to produce a practicing physician after high school, depending on the specialty.
Doctor in white coat

2023 UCSF Fresno Graduate Profile: Victoria Green, MD

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on June 17, 2023
UCSF Fresno celebrated the 2023 Resident and Fellow Commencement on June 15. Victoria Green, MD, completed a three-year residency training program in Internal Medicine and is staying to complete a three-year UCSF Fresno Gastroenterology Fellowship.

2023 UCSF Fresno Graduate Profile: Maria Mihara, MD, FAWM

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on June 16, 2023
UCSF Fresno celebrated the 2023 Resident and Fellow Commencement on June 15. Marie Mihara, MD, FAWM, was among the graduates. Dr. Mihara completed a three-year Family and Community Medicine residency at UCSF Fresno. After graduation, she will join the faculty in the UCSF Fresno Family and Community...

2023 UCSF Fresno Graduate Profile: Brandon J. Croft, MD

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on June 15, 2023
UCSF Fresno will celebrate the 2023 Resident and Fellow Commencement on June 15. Brandon J. Croft, MD, is completing a three-year residency training program in Internal Medicine at UCSF Fresno. After graduation, he will continue his education in the three-year UCSF Fresno Pulmonary and Critical...
Doctor in white coat

2023 UCSF Fresno Graduate Profile: Tania Zavalza Jimenez, MD

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on June 14, 2023
UCSF Fresno will celebrate the 2023 Resident and Fellow Commencement on June 15. Tania Zavalza Jimenez, MD, is completing a three-year residency training program at UCSF Fresno in Family and Community Medicine. After graduation, she will stay on as faculty in the Family and Community Medicine...
UCSF Fresno building

UCSF Fresno Celebrates the Class of 2023, New Doctors for the Central Valley and California

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on June 14, 2023
UCSF Fresno Celebrates the Class of 2023, New Doctors for the Central Valley and California

2023 UCSF Fresno Graduate Profile: Monique Kaur Atwal, MD, Psychiatry

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on June 13, 2023
UCSF Fresno will celebrate the 2023 Resident and Fellow Commencement on June 15. Selma native Monique Kaur Atwal, MD, is completing a four-year residency training program in Psychiatry at UCSF Fresno. After graduation, Dr. Atwal will work for the Fresno County Department of Behavioral Health...

2023 UCSF Fresno Graduate Profile: Dan Ward, MD, Emergency Medicine

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on June 12, 2023
UCSF Fresno will celebrate the 2023 Resident and Fellow Commencement on June 15. Fresno native Dan Ward, MD, is among the graduates. Dr. Ward is completing a four-year residency training program in Emergency Medicine at UCSF Fresno. After graduation, he will serve as an active-duty Emergency...
L-R: Diana Malancea, UCSF Fresno pediatric resident; Garrett Partain, RN; Victor Vargas, MD, UCSF Fresno pediatric intensivist and co-director of the PICU at CRMC; Christopher Prince, respiratory therapist

Up Close | Parents of Preemie Thankful for Care Shown by UCSF Fresno Pediatricians and Team at CRMC PICU

By Barbara Anderson, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on June 06, 2023
For three years, Jazmin and Phillip Walker had been trying to have a baby. Jazmin bought clothes and furniture for a girl, convinced she would have a daughter. She was elated and prepared for parenthood when she became pregnant, but the baby’s birth would be a surprise. At just 24 weeks and four...

2023 UCSF Fresno Commencement Photo Contest Winner: Omar Mahmood, MD

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on May 25, 2023
UCSF Fresno will celebrate the approximately 100 residents and fellows completing their training with us during a commencement ceremony on June 15.
UCSF Fresno building

UCSF Fresno Doctors Academy Programs Celebrate Graduating Students  

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on May 16, 2023
FRESNO – Forty-seven students will graduate this June from the UCSF Fresno Doctors Academy programs at Caruthers and Sunnyside high schools. Twenty-three students make up the graduating Doctors Academy class at Caruthers High School and 24 students will graduate from the program at Sunnyside High...
Scott Barnes (center) surrounded by his wife, son, who performed breathing during the code, and team that provided emergency medical care.

Up Close | CCFMG and UCSF Fresno Emergency Physicians Bring Expert Care to Top Dog Awards and Valley

By Kellie Hustedde, Central California Faculty Medical Group, Special to UCSF Fresno on May 11, 2023
Fresno State’s Top Dog awards honor alums who have significantly contributed to the school and the communities Fresno State serves. This year’s ceremony distinctly spotlighted the contributions of the Distinguished Alumna honoree, the highest honor given by the Fresno State Alumni Association,...
Danielle Campagne, MD

UCSF Fresno Recognition

By By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on May 01, 2023
Kudos to UCSF Fresno Interim Chief of Emergency Medicine Danielle Campagne, MD, for being named among Fresno State Alumni Association 2023 Top Dog honorees, specifically the Distinguished Alumna, College of Science a
Lori Weichenthal, MD, and Gene Kallsen, MD

Honoring the Legacy of Two Trailblazers at UCSF Fresno

By Kathleen Smith, Development and Alumni Relations, UCSF Fresno on May 01, 2023
Honoring the Legacy of Two Emergency Medicine Trailblazers at UCSF Fresno Compassion motivated by knowledge. A drive to collaborate and a passion to serve. These are the qualities that exemplify UCSF Fresno faculty leaders as they advance our mission to improve health in the Central and San...
Uzoma Dmitri Ezeuko, MD

UCSF Fresno Spotlight: Uzoma Dmitri Ezeuko, MD

May 01, 2023
UCSF Fresno People Spotlight: Uzoma Dmitri Ezeuko, MD 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...
Rural Mobile Health event at Terranova Ranch

UCSF Fresno Partners to Provide Mobile Rural Health Care

By Barbara Anderson, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on May 01, 2023
Fresno County, UCSF Fresno Partner to Provide Mobile Rural Health Care Agricultural workers lined up inside the equipment barn at Terranova Ranch in southwest Fresno County on a cold February morning for staff of UCSF Fresno Mobile Health and Learning (Mobile HeaL) to take blood pressures, screen...
SJV PRIME student Marcus Cummins at the 67th Coccidiomycosis Study Group meeting

SJV PRIME Encourages Students to Research Valley Health Problems

By Barbara Anderson, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on May 01, 2023
UCSF SJV PRIME Encourages Medical Students to Research Valley Health Problems
       Mohammad Sani Bukari, MD, (second row, right) and sickle cell clinic staff

UCSF Fresno Sickle Cell Clinic Provides Timely Preventative Care

By Lucero Benitez, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on May 01, 2023
UCSF Fresno Sickle Cell Clinic is Providing Patients with Timely Preventative Care In 2020, UCSF Fresno opened a comprehensive adult sickle cell disease care clinic at the Community Cancer Institute in Clovis to provide comprehensive care, including screening for complications of the blood disease...
Match Day graphic

UCSF Fresno Celebrates SJV PRIME Students, All Incoming Residents

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on May 01, 2023
Match Day 2023: UCSF Fresno Celebrated First Class of UCSF SJV PRIME Students, All Incoming Residents

California Medicine Scholars Program Accepts Students

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on April 19, 2023
First Group of Community College Students Accepted Into  the California Medicine Scholars Program, a New Program to Diversify California’s Primary Care Physician Workforce — And Respond to Health Workforce Shortages

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