Following national searches, UCSF Fresno recently announced the appointment of two familiar faces to key positions. Jim Comes, MD, FACEP, was named Chief of Emergency Medicine at UCSF Fresno and Vice-Chair of Emergency Medicine at UCSF. Ivan Gomez, MD, FAAFP, was named Chief of Family and Community Medicine at UCSF Fresno and Vice-Chair of Family and Community Medicine at UCSF.
As Chief of Emergency Medicine, Comes also was named the Gene W. Kallsen, MD, Endowed Chair in Emergency Medicine at UCSF Fresno.
Dr. Comes and Dr. Gomez will provide visionary leadership for the clinical, educational and research components of emergency medicine and family and community medicine respectively at UCSF Fresno.
Comes started as a clinical instructor at UCSF Fresno in 1994 and served as program director of UCSF Fresno Emergency Medicine from 2006 to 2017.
Gomez started as an assistant clinical professor at UCSF Fresno in 2000 and served as program director of UCSF Fresno Family and Community Medicine since 2005. Thanks to both for their dedication and congratulations on their well-deserved appointments.
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