PRINCIPAL TEACHING HOSPITALS
UCSF Fresno carries out its training and patient care charge through a network of affiliated partners. Residents have the opportunity to work in a variety of primary training sites with an impressive list of specialists at major hospitals, health agencies and program, clinics and individual physician’s offices. Fresno County is the center of health care between Los Angeles and Sacramento. Acute care hospitals, the only level 1 trauma center, a regional burn center and numerous non-hospital programs serve a young and culturally heterogeneous population.
Community Regional Medical Center
Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC) is part of the largest and most comprehensive hospital system in the San Joaquin Valley. Community Medical Centers (CMC) is a nonprofit, locally owned health care system that operates four acute-care hospitals and a variety of other health care facilities.
The Regional Medical Center provides inpatient and comprehensive outpatient services to patients of all ages. Special hospital services include a level 1 regional trauma center, a level 1 regional burn center, and the only birth center in the region designated to handle high-risk pregnancies. The recently completed quarter billion dollar renovation included the construction of a new Trauma and Critical Care Building.
CRMC has a management services agreement with a network of primary care doctors and is active in managed care, computerization of medical records, and quality improvement/best practice efforts. This 733 bed hospital offers a full range of inpatient services including 4,800 deliveries annually.
The CRMC campus includes a spectacular new home for the UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program.
Community Medical Center (http://www.communitymedical.org)
Children’s Hospital of Central California
Children's Hospital of Central California (CHCC) is a regional referral center for pediatric care. Children’s Hospital opened its doors in 1952 at its original site in Fresno. In September, 1998 the new Children’s Hospital located in Madera, 13 miles north of CRMC, was dedicated to the children of central California. This extraordinary, state-of-the-art facility enjoys widespread support and is the hub of an integrated pediatric health care system that serves families from a 10-county area stretching from the Bay Area to Los Angeles. The hospital provides a complete range of care with more than 30 specialty clinics. It remains the principal site for inpatient pediatric medicine, psychiatry, radiology, emergency medicine and surgery.
Children’s Hospital of Central California (http://www.childrenscentralcal.org)
Selma Community Hospital
Selma Community Hospital (SCH) is a rural hospital administered by the successful and stable Adventist Health System. SCH offers pediatrics, internal medicine, obstetrics, and skilled nursing care. The medical staff is dominated by highly trained family physicians. Selma has an average daily census of 24 patients and provides 24-hour emergency room coverage. The well-equipped obstetrics unit makes it possible for patients to experience labor and delivery in the same room.
For more information about Selma Community Hospital and the Adventist Health System please refer to their website