Bridging the Gap

posted on August 30, 2023 Bridging the Gap from the Emergency Department to Long-Term Care for Opioid Use Disorder Patients   On any given day, Rais Vohra, MD, can see dozens of patients in the Community Regional Medical Center Emergency Department as a board-certified emergency medicine and toxicology physician. One type of patient, however, Dr.… Continue Reading »

Defining Excellence

posted on August 10, 2023 Defining Excellence—Caring for Our Patients and Communities Together, Matters.   Since 1979 Central California Faculty Medical Group’s providers and staff have cared for the Central Valley through every disaster, emergency, follow-up appointment, and wellness visit. Every day since then, our expert physicians have imparted their knowledge and wisdom to the… Continue Reading »

The Importance of Immunizations

posted on August 9, 2023 Getting enough sleep, staying active, and eating nourishing meals are all part of a healthy lifestyle, but so is getting regular immunizations. Staying up to date on immunizations can help ensure you and those around stay as health as possible. According to the World Health Organization, vaccines are now available to… Continue Reading »

Set Yourself Up for a Good Night of Sleep

posted on July 24, 2023 Getting enough quality sleep is essential not only for a great day but for your overall health. Lack of sleep can cause various issues, from extreme fatigue and irritability to headaches and poor decision-making. These helpful tips will give you the best chance at a restful night. Have a routine… Continue Reading »

Stay Sun-Safe this Summer: Essential Tips to Prevent Skin Cancer and Protect Your Skin

posted on June 28, 2023 With kids officially out of school for the summer, everyone is ready to get out of the house and get some sun. While having fun in the sun sounds like a blast, being aware of the risks is just as important. According to Skin Cancer Foundation, more than 5 million… Continue Reading »

Internship Seeks to Diversify Surgery Workforce in the Valley

posted on June 12, 2023 A Pre-medical Surgical Internship (PSI) program, started and developed by faculty in the UCSF Fresno Department of Surgery for students from diverse backgrounds and groups traditionally underrepresented in medicine, has welcomed its inaugural class and introduced a curriculum to prepare students to apply and successfully enroll in medical school. The… Continue Reading »

When Duty Calls—CCFMG Emergency Medicine Physicians Bring Expert Medical Care to Top Dog Awards and the Central Valley

posted on May 9, 2023 Fresno State’s Top Dog awards honor alums who have significantly contributed to the school and the communities Fresno State serves. This year’s ceremony distinctly spotlighted the contributions of the Distinguished Alumna honoree, the highest honor given by the Fresno State Alumni Association, Dr. Danielle Campagne, in a rather unexpected way. When… Continue Reading »

Cardio-Oncology Program

posted on February 14, 2023 When a cancer patient receives treatment, one of the last things on their mind is how cancer therapies may affect their long-term heart health. That is why University Cardiovascular Center physician and UCSF Fresno Department of Cardiology faculty member Siri Kunchakarra, MD, has started a cardio oncology program. As an… Continue Reading »

CME: Comprehensive Cardiovascular Care – 8/30/22

posted on April 14, 2023

On Tuesday, August 30, 2022, our team of cardiovascular physicians presented about the importance of comprehensive cardiovascular care for patients during a CME event for community providers. Please click on the video below to watch the presentation. The slides from the presentation are available below the video.   Speakers:  …

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CME: Dermatology for the Non-Dermatologists – Dr. Simpson & Dr. Dehesa 6/27/23

posted on July 3, 2023

On Tuesday, June 27, 2023 University Dermatology Associates’ physicians, Gregory Simpson, MD, and Luis Dehesa, MD presented about common dermatological needs for patients during a CME event for community providers. Click on the video below to watch the presentation. The slides from the presentation, as well as more information about…

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