UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program is a major clinical and education branch of the University of California, San Francisco. For over 40 years, in collaboration with a number of clinical and community partners, the program has offered medical education and training for residents, fellows and students as well as research, continuing education opportunities and public service. UCSF Fresno is a nationally-recognized model for community and university partnership, which offers people in California’s San Joaquin Valley access to high-quality and culturally responsive health care while enabling physicians in training to experience the dynamic interplay of medical academicians, research and patient care.
The program graduates over 115 residents and fellows each year. UCSF Fresno 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 the flagship of Community Medical Centers’ three acute-care facilities, with 909 licensed beds and an average of 640 inpatients a day.
This academic-affiliated medical centers is located on a 58-acre campus in downtown Fresno. With a full-service 56,000-square-foot emergency department – one of the largest in California – it is home to the Table Mountain Rancheria Trauma Center and Leon S. Peters Burn Center – the region’s only comprehensive burn and Level 1 trauma centers.
DERAN KOLIGIAN AMBULATORY CARE CENTER
The Community Regional Medical Center campus features the Deran Koligian Ambulatory Care Center, a 79,534-square-foot facility that’s home to asthma, dental, diabetes, eye, family and adult practice, HIV/AIDS care, internal medicine, oral and maxillofacial surgery and women and children’s clinics. The Prompt Care Center for adults and children with minor illnesses or injuries is also open seven days a week.
VETERANS ADMINSTRATION CENTRAL CALIFORNIA HEALTHCARE SYSTEM
VA Central California Health Care System (VACCHCS), located in Fresno, California, is part of VA Sierra Pacific Network (VISN21), which includes facilities in California, Nevada, and Hawaii. VACCHCS is a 57-bed acute care, general medical and surgical center with state of the art primary, secondary and tertiary care in major diagnostic, and treatment specializations. In addition, a 54-bed Community Living Center (CLC) is located on campus and provides skilled nursing and rehabilitation care. VACCHCS has 40,000 Veterans currently enrolled for health care eligibility and serves more than 28,000 Veterans in six counties in California’s San Joaquin Valley.