Medical Director

Amy Kwok

Amy Kwok, MD, FACS

Medical Director

Program Director

Amy Kwok

Neydi Salaverri-Edmonds, PA-C, DHSc

Program Director

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The UCSF Fresno Acute Care/Trauma Surgery PA Residency is a twelve month program. The primary training site will be at our affiliated teaching hospital Community Regional Medical Centers (CRMC) in Fresno, CA. CRMC is the only level 1 American College of Surgeons (ACS) verified Trauma Center serving the Central San Joaquin Valley, with a population of two million people.

Application Requirements

  • Completed application
  • Graduate of ARC-PA accredited PA program (Prior to start date)
  • Official PA school transcripts (Prior to start date)
  • Three professional letters of recommendation
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Current NCCPA certification (prior to start date)
  • California state licensure (prior to start date)
  • DEA licensure (prior to start date)
  • Personal interview
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The Department of Surgery is currently no longer accepting applications for ACTSPAR.

Applicants interested in the Acute Care/Trauma Surgery PA Residency can contact:

Medical Director

Amy Kwok, MD, MPH, FACS


Program Director

Neydi Salaverri
Neydi Salaverri-Edmonds, PA-C, DHSc


Please submit your completed application, CV, official PA school transcripts, clear professional picture and letters of recommendation to:

UCSF Fresno Acute Care/Trauma Surgery PA Residency Program
Attn: Neydi Salaverri-Edmonds
UCSF Department of Surgery
First Floor
2823 Fresno St
Fresno, CA 93721


Two bi-annual start dates: January and June.

Application Cycle

Applications Accepted


Start Date

 January 2022

January 1 – June 30, 2021


January 3, 2022

June 2022

August 1 – December 31

December – January

June 27, 2022

Salary and Benefits

  • Annual salary: $75,000;
  • Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, 401k, Employee Assistance Program
  • Vacation: 3 weeks
  • Access to the Physician Resource Center (lunch, computers)
  • Access to the UCSF Fresno Medical Education and Research Center (medical library, auditorium, conference rooms, clinical research center, simulation lab)
  • Access to the UCSF Fresno Surgery Suite & Skills Lab
  • Malpractice coverage will be full occurrence coverage through UCSF
  • Each ACTSPAR resident will be provided a lab coat
  • Access to resource library


UCSF Fresno Acute Care/Trauma Surgery PA Residency Program
Attn: William Edmonds, DHSc, MPH, PA-C, CPH, FNP
2823 Fresno St
Fresno, CA 93721