UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program is proud of its state-of-the-art Center for Medical Education and Research. Serving as the hub of medical education and research for the entire Central Valley, the UCSF Fresno Center features a hi-tech, multi-media auditorium, advanced A/V-supported conference rooms with full teleconferencing services, a digital medical research library, clinical skills laboratories with digital recording capabilities, and an outdoor amphitheater. This 3-story, 82,000 square foot facility houses the residency programs and administrative staff of UCSF Fresno. UCSF-Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research was designated by John King (San Francisco Chronicle) as the best building representing Fresno architecture.
COMMUNITY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
Community Regional Medical Center is truly unrivaled in the region and measures up with top hospitals nationally. Located on a 58-acre campus in downtown Fresno, Community Regional is an academic-affiliated medical center with more than 600 beds. Its 56,000-square-foot emergency department is one of the largest and busiest in California, and it is home to the region’s only comprehensive burn and Level 1 trauma centers.
Since completing a 340,000-square-foot, six-story trauma and critical care building in 2007, Community Regional has added a 52-bed Neuroscience Center of Excellence dedicated to brain and spine patients, a 50-bed cardiovascular unit with state-of-the-art monitoring equipment and private rooms, and a 65-bed Level III neonatal intensive care unit for the most fragile newborns.
VETERANS ADMINSTRATION CENTRAL CALIFORNIA HEALTHCARE SYSTEM
The VA Central California Health Care System (VACCHCS) is part of the larger, VA Sierra Pacific Network, providing services to veterans. VACCHCS consists of one inpatient facility located in Fresno with outpatient clinics in Atwater, and Tulare, California. These facilities provide some of the world’s finest medical care and cutting-edge technology.
DERAN KOLIGIAN AMBULATORY CARE CENTER
Community provides outpatient services, including primary care, specialty care, vision and dental services, health education and rural outreach, to tens of thousands of patients each year. The newest outpatient clinic was named the Deran Koligian Care Center in 2010 in honor of the late Fresno County Board of Supervisors chairman, who was a longtime advocate of health services for the disadvantaged.