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UCSF Fresno Associate Dean
Joan L. Voris announces retirement


Chief of Medicine Michael Peterson appointed interim dean

Associate Dean Joan L. Voris, MD, will retire from UCSF Fresno on Jan. 5, 2015, after 12 years as associate dean and 24 years as a faculty member.

Dr. Voris was appointed associate dean in 2002. She provides oversight to residency programs in eight specialties, 17 sub-specialties, undergraduate medical education and several affiliated programs.  She led UCSF Fresno through unprecedented growth, including moving to the Community Regional Medical Center campus and opening the UCSF Fresno Center. The number of faculty and physicians trained at UCSF Fresno increased significantly under her leadership.

Michael Peterson, MD, chief of medicine at UCSF Fresno for the past 12 years, has agreed to serve as interim associate dean. Dr. Peterson also serves as vice chair of Medicine at UCSF. Many thanks to Dr. Voris for her service and leadership and thank you to Dr. Peterson.


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