UCSF Fresno Faculty Development
We are especially pleased to announce the seven faculty members at UCSF Fresno who received the UCSF School of Medicine Academy of Medical Educators (AME) 2022 Excellence in Teaching Awards:
|Carolyn Chooljian, MD, Department of Emergency Medicine|
|Anil Ghimire, MD, Department of Internal Medicine|
Andrea “Drea” Long, MD, FACS, Department of Surgery
Jeffrey Nahn, MD, Department of Emergency Medicine
|Christine Nelson, MD, Department of Pediatrics|
|Chokechai Rongkavilit, MD, Department of Pediatrics|
|Crystal Ives Tallman, MD, Department of Emergency Medicine|
AME Excellence in Teaching Awards are peer-nominated awards that highlight outstanding frontline teachers of learners at all UCSF teaching sites, including the Fresno regional campus.
Thank you for demonstrating daily your dedication to education, promoting and encouraging an intellectually stimulating environment and fostering critical thinking and learning.
Congratulations to these and all Excellence in Teaching Awards recipients. We are UCSF Fresno Proud.
Michael W. Peterson, MD, MACP
Y. Frank and Roxie Moradian Chair in Medicine
UCSF Professor of Medicine
UCSF Fresno Associate Dean for UME and Research
Stacy Sawtelle Vohra, MD
Emergency Medicine Residency Program Director
Director of Faculty Development
Kenny Banh, MD, FACEP is board certified in Emergency Medicine.
He earned his bachelor’s at University of Pennsylvania, medical degree at Drexel University College of Medicine, and residency in Emergency Medicine at University of California, San Francisco, Fresno.
Dr. Banh has earned many awards including the UCSF Distinction in Teaching, Healthcare Hero, Dean’s Commendation, CA Medical Association Compassionate Service Award, and was a dignitary for POTUS Biden’s Joint Congressional Address. In his personal time, he enjoys basketball and ballroom dancing, while teaching soccer, robotics, and karate with his three children.