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Alice Trinkl, UCSF News Director
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June 5, 2002
UCSF FRESNO GRADUATES CLASS OF 2002 RESIDENT PHYSICIANS THIS THURSDAY
The University of California San Francisco, Fresno Medical Education Program (UCSF Fresno MEP) will graduate more than 60 physicians in a ceremony to be held Thursday, June 6 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Copper River County Club (11500 North Friant Road) in Fresno.
About 30 of the doctors will remain in the Fresno vicinity and Central Valley to care for area residents. Among them:
Graduation highlights include:
Each June, medical school graduates arrive in Fresno to begin their residency training, lasting anywhere from one to five years. Medical resident specialties offered by UCSF Fresno include: emergency medicine, pediatrics, family medicine, internal medicine, psychiatry, surgery, and obstetrics/gynecology.
Since its inception in 1974, UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program has graduated approximately 60 physicians every year, totaling more than 2,000 to date.