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UP CLOSE | 2017: The Year in Review at UCSF Fresno


The end of the year is an ideal time to reflect on milestones.  In 2017, UCSF Fresno accomplished many achievements and received gifts and honors – all aimed at improving health in the San Joaquin Valley. Here’s a look at some of our shining moments.

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UP CLOSE | UCSF Fresno Fills All Spots in Fellowship Match Day


UCSF Fresno recently filled all available fellowship spots in the Match Day for the Medical Specialties Matching Program (MSMP). We are especially pleased that three of our current medical residents will continue their training at UCSF Fresno as fellows.

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UP CLOSE | UCSF Fresno Receives Funds for Scholarships and Mobile Clinic


The Central Valley Community Foundation and Anthem Blue Cross recently awarded UCSF Fresno over $80,000. The funding provides scholarships for medical students at UCSF Fresno in the San Joaquin Valley Program in Medical Education.

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UP CLOSE | Faculty at UCSF Fresno Selected for UCSF Teaching Scholars Program


Congratulations to faculty members at UCSF Fresno who were selected for the UCSF Center for Faculty Educators’ Teaching Scholars Program (TSP). Participation is by competitive application.

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UP CLOSE | UCSF Fresno Encourages First-Generation Students


Many faculty at UCSF Fresno are the first in their families to earn four-year degrees. They know that encouragement and support are vital to the success of first-generation students.

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UP CLOSE | Peters Foundation Supports Physician Wellness and Training at UCSF Fresno


The Leon S. Peters Foundation recently gifted $50,000 to the UCSF Fresno Resident Council to support physician wellness, training and community service.

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UP CLOSE | Faculty Make a Difference: UCSF Fresno’s Kent T. Yamaguchi, MD, Honored


As another class graduates from UCSF Fresno  and we welcome new physicians for the start of training, now is an ideal time to credit the faculty who shape these outstanding physicians. Our faculty leave a lasting, positive mark on their trainees, field and community.  Kent T. Yamaguchi, MD, FACS, is one of them. A revered surgeon and mentor to hundreds of students and residents, Dr. Yamaguchi was honored recently for […]

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UCSF Fresno celebrates Class of 2017


UCSF Fresno recently graduated over 100 physicians to care for patients and teach the next generation. Jessica Mason, MD, a theater student turned emergency medicine doctor is among them. Dr. Mason completed a fellowship in emergency medicine education and is joining the faculty at UCSF Fresno. Mason now educates physicians across the globe and shares health information via two popular podcasts. Mohamed Fayed, MD, also graduated. Dr. Fayed completed a […]

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Britz Family Boosts Lung Research at UCSF Fresno with $250,000 Gift


David and Marilyn Britz of Fresno provided a $250,000 gift to UCSF Fresno to be used for research into the causes, prevention and treatment of lung diseases. Asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cystic fibrosis, lung cancer, lung nodules, pneumonia and pulmonary hypertension are some of the diseases and conditions related to the lungs. “We hope that by making this gift, others will be inspired to support the outstanding patient care […]

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UCSF Fresno Doctors Talk to Sixth‐Graders About Health Careers and


Faculty physicians and medical residents from the UCSF Fresno Family and Community Medicine Residency Program will talk to more than 100 sixth‐grade students about health careers and resiliency. 20170519CareerDay