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UCSF FRESNO GRADUATES CLASS OF 2005 THIS THURSDAY
FRESNO – The UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program will graduate more than 60 resident physicians in a ceremony to be held Thursday, June 9, beginning at 6:30 p.m., at Copper River County Club ( 11500 North Friant Road ) in Fresno.
Several of the doctors in the class of 2005 will remain in the Fresno vicinity to care for area residents.
Graduation highlights include:
UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program plays a substantial role in providing health care services to San Joaquin Valley residents and training medical professionals in the region. UCSF Fresno has trained one-third of Valley physicians currently practicing in one of the seven specialties in which
UCSF Fresno provides training. UCSF Fresno, which celebrates its 30 th anniversary this year, has graduated approximately 60 physicians every year, totaling more than 2,000 to date. UCSF Fresno faculty and medical residents care for the overwhelming majority of the area’s underserved populations. In addition, UCSF Fresno educates about 200 medical students each year as well as provides academic preparation programs for middle- and high-school students interested in the health professions.
For more information about the UCSF Fresno graduation ceremony, please call (559) 459-5005.