UCSF Fresno’s medical education and research programs are growing significantly. To support Associate Dean Michael Peterson, MD, with oversight of various aspects of the program, four new leadership positions were established. Effective July 1, UCSF Fresno is pleased to announce the appointment of the following: Kenny Banh, MD, was named Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Medical Education & Student Services. Dr. Banh will continue to grow the medical student program and promote its strengths as a training site. Wessel Meyer, MD, was named Assistant Dean for VA Affairs. Dr. Meyer will serve as liaison between the University and the Veterans Administration. Simon Paul, MD, was named Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs. Dr. Paul will work closely with UCSF Academic Affairs to facilitate faculty appointments in Fresno. Lori Weichenthal, MD, was named Assistant Dean for Graduate Medical Education and will provide oversight to the residency and fellowship programs to support a solid educational environment while assuring compliance with accrediting organizations. Congratulations to the assistant deans on these well-deserved and crucial appointments.
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