Back to School Germs

posted on August 31, 2018

Dr. Victor Vargas of the UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program Pediatrics Department talks about the importance of children getting vaccinated in preparation for the start of the school year.

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To Change A Culture, Health Care Educators Say Best Practices Start With Students

posted on August 29, 2018

UCSF Fresno Faculty Member, Dr. Lori Weichenthal, is interviewed about the importance of healthcare educators and the role they play in trying to change a culture of harassment.

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Dr. Vargas – Water Safety

posted on August 9, 2018

Dr. Victor Vargas of the UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program Pediatrics Department talks to Telemundo 51 Fresno about water safety during the hot summer.

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Aging Doctors Creates Rush to Fill Coming Gaps

posted on August 2, 2018

Currently about 30% of physicians practicing in the Central Valley will retire in the next 15 years. UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program Associate Dean, Michael Peterson, M.D., speaks on the time sensitive matter of filling in the gaps after those physicians do retire in the near future.

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Caring for LGBTQ Patients

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Dr. Drea Long of the UCSF Fresno Department of Surgery talks about how to provide comprehensive care to patients of the LGBTQ community while making sure they feel comfortable and safe during medical treatment.

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The Connection – Summer 2018

posted on July 30, 2018

The Connection – Summer 2018 PDF | RTF

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Introducing the WATCHMAN Device to the Valley

posted on July 27, 2018

The WATCHMAN device is now offered by Dr. Chandrasekar Palaniswamy, who is board certified in both Cardiovascular Disease and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology and is an Associate Clinical Professor with UCSF Fresno. The WATCHMAN device was approved by the FDA in 2015, and Dr. Palaniswamy became certified in the procedure and…

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NORCAL Group Foundation Awards Six Grants Focused on Improving Health & Wellness

posted on July 27, 2018

The NORCAL Group Foundation has awarded University Faculty Associates a grant to help grow the FRESNO project which works to help study and improve excessive fatigue in physicians.

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Picking the Best Sunscreen

posted on July 20, 2018

Dr. Greg Simpson of University Dermatology Associates and Medical Director of Dermatology at UCSF Fresno explains how to pick the best sunscreen.

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Doctors Urge Special Precaution During Extended Heat Wave

posted on July 18, 2018

Dale Yurong Abc30 Action News talked to UCSF Fresno’s Lori Weichenthal, M.D., on avoiding heat illness during extreme temperatures this week.

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