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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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
Cell: (559) 313-6539 Email: bnikaido@fresno.ucsf.edu

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

WHO:

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.

WHAT:

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 http://www.fresno.ucsf.edu/conferences/multiupdate/


WHEN:

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.

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WHERE:

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 is a branch campus of UCSF, the leading institution dedicated exclusively to the health sciences. Established in 1975, UCSF Fresno is focused on improving health in California’s San Joaquin Valley through excellence in teaching and patient care, innovative clinical research and community partnerships. UCSF Fresno is the largest physician-training program between Sacramento and Los Angeles – training more than 300 physicians and 300 rotating medical students each year. Nearly 700 UCSF core and volunteer faculty at UCSF Fresno care for thousands of patients annually and train the next generation of outstanding clinicians and patient advocates. Fifty percent of the physicians trained at UCSF Fresno stay in the Valley to provide UCSF care. 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 www.fresno.ucsf.edu

 

About UCSF: UC San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It includes top-ranked graduate schools of dentistry, medicine, nursing and pharmacy; a graduate division with nationally renowned programs in basic, biomedical, translational and population sciences; and a preeminent biomedical research enterprise. It also includes UCSF Health, which comprises three top-ranked hospitals, UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals in San Francisco and Oakland, and other partner and affiliated hospitals and healthcare providers throughout the Bay Area. UCSF also encompasses a branch campus in Fresno. Please visit www.ucsf.edu/news.

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