Experts in Diabetes and Internal Medicine Gather in Fresno to Share Newest Info and Best Practices for Testing, Treatment and Prevention of Many Health Conditions

March 6, 2018

UC San Francisco
Jennifer O’Brien, Asst. Vice Chancellor/Public Affairs
Source: Brandy Ramos Nikaido, Director of Media Relations and Public Affairs, UCSF Fresno
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UCSF Fresno
Medical Education Program
115 N. Fresno Street
Fresno, CA 93701
(559) 499-6400

Experts in Diabetes and Internal Medicine Gather in Fresno to Share Newest Info and Best Practices for Testing, Treatment and Prevention of Many Health Conditions


Leading experts in internal medicine and diabetes from across California and the United States, including faculty physicians from Cedars Sinai Medical Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Keck School of Medicine of USC, Oregon Health & Science University, Harvard Medical School, Mayo Clinic, National Jewish Health, Stanford Medicine, Scripps Clinic, UC Davis Health, UC San Diego School of Medicine, and UCSF.


More than 20 experts will present the newest information on diabetes and internal medicine and share best practices for testing, treatment and prevention of many health conditions during a two-day conference entitled, “Multidisciplinary Updates in Internal Medicine.” Presented by the UCSF Fresno Department of Internal Medicine, the conference is a unique continuing medical education (CME) opportunity for health care professionals in the San Joaquin Valley.  Up to 15.5 CME credits are available.

The cost is $149 for both days, $99 for the Diabetes Symposium on Friday or $99 for Topics & Advances in Internal Medicine on Saturday. Discounted registration is available thanks to event sponsors the Larry L Hillblom Foundation and Community Medical Centers. For more information and to register


Diabetes Symposium , Friday, March 9
7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Topics and Advances in Internal Medicine, Saturday, March 10
7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Welcome Reception, Friday, March 9
6 to 8 p.m.



UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research
155 N. Fresno Street, Fresno, CA 93701

Parking is available in the UCSF Fresno parking lot off of Illinois Street.

About UCSF Fresno: UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program, established in 1975, plays a substantial role in providing health care to residents of California’s San Joaquin Valley and training medical professionals in the region. UCSF Fresno is the San Joaquin Valley’s largest physician training program. Annually, UCSF Fresno currently trains approximately 250 medical residents (medical school graduates who are training under senior faculty physicians prior to practicing on their own) in eight specialties, 10 oral and maxillofacial surgery dental residents, 50 medical fellows (physicians who are completing training beyond residency) in 17 subspecialties, approximately 300 medical students (students in the process of earning medical degrees) on a rotating basis and two physician assistants in an emergency medicine residency program. Recent statistics show that nearly 50 percent of the physicians trained by UCSF Fresno stay in the region to provide UCSF care in the Central Valley. Thanks to the expertise of faculty physicians at UCSF Fresno, in many cases, travel outside of the region is no longer necessary for patients seeking subspecialty medical care. UCSF Fresno faculty and medical residents engage in a broad spectrum of research addressing health issues pertinent to the Valley. UCSF Fresno faculty and residents also care for the overwhelming majority of the region’s underserved populations. In addition, UCSF Fresno helps prepare middle, high school and college students for careers in health and medicine through a variety of pipeline programs. Please visit

About UCSF: UCSF is a leading university dedicated to transforming health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate‐level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. Founded in 1864 as a medical college, UCSF now includes top‐ranked graduate schools of dentistry, medicine, nursing and pharmacy; a graduate division with world‐renowned programs in the biological sciences, a preeminent biomedical research enterprise and top‐tier hospitals, UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals. Please visit

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