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UCSF Fresno program offers treatment for Valley patients with complex lung diseases

By Media Contact: Brandy Ramos Nikaido, Cell (559) 313-6539 [email protected] on March 11, 2009
FRESNO – Pulmonary hypertension (PH), which is high blood pressure in the lungs, and interstitial lung disease (ILD), commonly referred to as “lung scarring,” represent a complex and diverse group of lung diseases that have many potential causes. They demand specialized expertise for both...

UCSF FRESNO ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR PAID HIGH SCHOOL INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

By Media Contact: Brandy Ramos Nikaido, Cell (559) 313-6539 [email protected] on January 21, 2009
FRESNO – UCSF Fresno is accepting applications for its 22nd Summer Biomedical Research Internship Program, which provides Central San Joaquin Valley high school students an opportunity to gain firsthand experience with careers in medicine and valuable research skills that will give them a...

UCSF Fresno hosts only California showing of traveling exhibition honoring women physicians

By Media Contact: Brandy Ramos Nikaido, Cell (559) 313-6539 [email protected] on December 09, 2008
FRESNO – Women doctors are in the spotlight in a new traveling exhibition on display at the UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research. "Changing the Face of Medicine: Celebrating America's Women Physicians" tells the extraordinary story of how American women who wanted to practice...

UCSF Fresno to host "Changing the Face of Medicine" traveling exhibition

By Media Contact: Brandy Ramos Nikaido, Cell (559) 313-6539 [email protected] on November 19, 2008
Fresno is only city in California to display the exhibit, which features two UCSF Fresno faculty members

Dr. Katherine Flores of Fresno wins Maybelline New York Beauty of Education Award

By Robin Zucker or Nickia Williams Zucker Public Relations 315 E 70 Street New York, NY 10021 212 535.1616 [email protected] on November 18, 2008
After an exhaustive nationwide search, Katherine Flores, MD, has been named one of ten national recipients of the 2008 Maybelline New York Beauty of Education Awards, an award that recognizes women who motivate, mentor and make a difference in their communities through the power of education.

UCSF Fresno faculty members honored with Excellence in Teaching Awards

By Media Contact: Brandy Ramos Nikaido, Cell (559) 313-6539 [email protected] on October 28, 2008
FRESNO - Alex Sherriffs, MD, and Joan Rubenstein, MD, faculty members at UCSF Fresno, were recently honored with the 2008 Excellence in Teaching Award from the Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine. Sherriffs and Rubenstein...

Information night provides insight for prospective Doctors Academy students

By Media Contact: Brandy Ramos Nikaido, Cell (559) 313-6539 [email protected] on October 28, 2008
FRESNO – Eighth-grade students interested in careers in health and medicine should plan on attending the Doctors Academy information night set for Thursday, November 6 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Sunnyside High School Cafeteria at 1019 S. Peach Avenue in Fresno.

Innovative facilities sign up to remove language barriers and improve access to health care

By Media Contact: Brandy Ramos Nikaido, Cell (559) 313-6539 [email protected] on October 01, 2008
FRESNO, CA – Filled with a plethora of signs and directories, health facilities can be challenging places to navigate, particularly for people who don’t speak English. Federal law requires health facilities to display signs that all patients, even those unable to read or speak English, can...

“Ride to Remember” increases awareness of dementia, raises funds for UCSF Fresno Alzheimer’s and Memory Center

By Contact: Sandy Sandoval Event Coordinator Volunteer (559) 347-7170 on September 09, 2008
FRESNO - The first annual “Ride to Remember,” a charity poker run benefitting the UCSF Fresno Alzheimer’s & Memory Center (AMC), will be held Saturday, September 20. The event will begin at 9 a.m. at the UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research, located at 155 N. Fresno Street at...

UCSF Fresno and Hinds Hospice present a conference for international healthcare providers

By Media Contact: Brandy Ramos Nikaido, Cell (559) 313-6539 [email protected] on August 26, 2008
FRESNO – UCSF Fresno and Hinds Hospice are presenting a two-day educational opportunity for healthcare professionals interested in serving in developing countries. The conference, “Hospice and Palliative Care in Developing Countries,” takes place today, Tuesday, Aug. 26 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m....

New UCSF Fresno fellowship focuses on wilderness medicine and emergency medical services

By Media Contact: Brandy Ramos Nikaido, Cell (559) 313-6539 [email protected] on August 21, 2008
FRESNO – On August 1, UCSF Fresno added another fellowship to its medical education program. The new fellowship in emergency medicine focuses on wilderness medicine and emergency medical services (EMS).

UCSF Fresno starts infectious disease fellowship training program

By Media Contact: Brandy Ramos Nikaido, Cell (559) 313-6539 [email protected] on July 25, 2008
FRESNO – UCSF Fresno recently began a new internal medicine fellowship training program. The fellowship, which began July 1, will provide physicians with specific training in the treatment of infectious diseases.

MEDICAL STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN UCSF FRESNO’S SUMMER RESEARCH PROGRAM

By Media Contact: Brandy Ramos Nikaido, Cell (559) 313-6539 [email protected] on June 19, 2008
FRESNO - Two medical students, Casey Fox and Jose-Rafeal Zuzuarregui, both from the San Joaquin Valley, were selected to take part in the UCSF Fresno Summer Research Program. The program provides medical students with an opportunity to work along side UCSF Fresno faculty members during the summer...

UCSF Fresno graduates class of 2008 resident physicians

By Media Contact: Brandy Ramos Nikaido, Cell (559) 313-6539 [email protected] on June 09, 2008
FRESNO – The UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program will graduate more than 60 resident physicians in a ceremony to be held Thursday, June 12, beginning at 6:30 p.m., at Copper River Country Club (11500 North Friant Road) in Fresno. A social hour for the graduates, their families and friends and...

Doctors Academy graduates sixth class of future healthcare professionals

By Bertha Dominguez UCSF Fresno Latino Center for Medical Education and Research (559) 241-7670, [email protected] on May 20, 2008
The UCSF Fresno Sunnyside High School Doctors Academy (DA) will celebrate its sixth graduating class on Tuesday, May 20, 2008.

UCSF FRESNO LAUNCHES NEW, INNOVATIVE EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR MEDICAL STUDENTS

By Media Contact: Brandy Ramos Nikaido, Cell (559) 313-6539 [email protected] on April 23, 2008
WHO:                Seven medical students from diverse backgrounds, including three with ties to the San Joaquin Valley, are set to take part in a new and innovative UCSF Fresno clinical training program called “Model Madres.” Valley students participating in the program include Jaime Antuna of...

UCSF Fresno Physician Receives Volunteerism and Community Service Award

By Media Contact: Brandy Ramos Nikaido, Cell (559) 313-6539 [email protected] on January 07, 2008
FRESNO - Dominic Dizon, MD, a faculty member with the UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program, recently received the volunteerism and community service award from the American College of Physicians, California Northern Region.

UCSF Fresno hires director to develop support for medical residency programs

By Media Contact: Brandy Ramos Nikaido, Cell (559) 313-6539 [email protected] on December 10, 2007
FRESNO - Cynthia D. Harris has been appointed Director of Development for the UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program.

UCSF FRESNO FIRST TO IMPLEMENT NEW FETAL MONITOR AIMED AT REDUCING BRAIN DAMAGE

By Media Contact: Brandy Ramos Nikaido, Cell (559) 313-6539 [email protected] on December 10, 2007
FRESNO - The University of California, San Francisco Fresno Medical Education Program and Community Regional Medical Center have collaborated to be the first in the nation to offer patients a new, advanced type of fetal heart rate monitor geared to reducing brain injury in newborns.

UC MERCED SET TO IMPROVE VALLEY HEALTH AND CONNECT LOCAL COMMUNITIES THROUGH E-HEALTH

By Media Contact: Brandy Ramos Nikaido, Cell (559) 313-6539 [email protected] on September 24, 2007
AT&T, California Emerging Technology Fund, California Partnership for San Joaquin Valley provide nearly $1 million in funding

HUNDREDS VIE TO BECOME VALLEY’S NEXT GENERATION OF HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS

By Media Contact: Brandy Ramos Nikaido, Cell (559) 313-6539 [email protected] on August 24, 2007
FRESNO – The UCSF Fresno Latino Center for Medical Education and Research will host its sixth annual Medical Mania event on Saturday, August 25 from 8 am to noon at the Satellite Student Union (2485 E. San Ramon) on the California State University, Fresno campus. This year's theme is "Medical Idol...

CULTIVATING A NEW CROP OF DOCTORS, HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS IN RURAL VALLEY COMMUNITIES

By Media contact: Rob Veneski (559) 285-7034 on August 22, 2007
Doctors Academy launches for high school students in Selma and Caruthers

UCSF FRESNO GRADUATES CLASS OF 2007 RESIDENT PHYSICIANS

June 05, 2007
Nearly half are expected to stay in the Central Valley to care for area residents

DOCTORS ACADEMY GRADUATES TO BE HONORED

By Media Contact: Brandy Ramos Nikaido, Cell (559) 313-6539 [email protected] on May 02, 2007
FRESNO – The UCSF Fresno Sunnyside High School Doctors Academy will honor its fifth graduating class on Tuesday, May 22 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Performing Arts Theater on the Sunnyside High School campus, located at 1019 S. Peach Avenue, at the corner of Peach and Kings Canyon, in Fresno....

DOCTORS ACADEMY STUDENTS HEADED FOR UCSF SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

By Media Contact: Brandy Ramos Nikaido, Cell (559) 313-6539 [email protected] on March 06, 2007
FRESNO – More than 30 graduating high school seniors in the Doctors Academy Program at Sunnyside High School in Fresno are headed to medical school. The students will participate in a day of seminars and recognition for their completion of the four-year academic preparation program on Wednesday,...

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