May 1, 2015
Registration is now open for the 2015 Latino Health Conference, Oct. 30-31. Be one of the first 200 to register and receive a conference t-shirt! Early bird discounts for medical students and residents is only $25!
March 19, 2015
Director of Medical Education for KP Central Valley, Dr. Howard Young is making a difference in the lives of high school students looking towards a career in medicine, who many not have otherwise been given the opportunity. Learn more about Health Careers Academy in Stockton, and how Dr. Young is donating his time to the students and their education.
March 12, 2015
Medical Students & Residents! The La Salud Permanente Latino Health Elective is accepting applications. This unique elective offers Spanish-speaking 4th year medical students and residents who are passionate about Latino health a unique opportunity in several Northern California locations. Visit our webpage to find out more. residency-ncal.kp.org/med-students/lsp-elective/
October 6, 2014
Congratulations to Abhay Dandekar, MD, Pediatric Residency Program Director, as the recipient of the Core Clerkship Teaching Award for your outstanding work on the wards with medical students during the 2013-2014 academic year. The award is give by the Associated Students of the School of Medicine (ASSM) Core Clerkship Teaching Award Committee and with the support of the UCSF School of Medicine's Office of Undergraduate Medical Education. He will receive the award at a ceremony on October 30th. The Core Clerkship Teaching Awards are a way for medical students to recognize their most outstanding teachers and mentors while they rotate through their third year core clerkships. Over the course of their third year, the committee invited medical students to submit nominations for residents and faculty who have gone above and beyond in terms of dedication to teaching, mentorship, community-building, patient care, and medical student development and support. Congratulations, Dr. Dandekar!
September 8, 2014
Visit the Patient Safety Fellowship page for information about the program and how to apply. Final submission deadline is November 15, 2014.
March 18, 2014
Congratulations to Kaiser Permanente Oakland, Pediatrics Program Director, Abhay Dandekar, MD, for his nomination as Volunteer Clinical Faculty at UCSF. Each year, senior medical students members of UCSF's chapter of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society elect members of the housestaff, alumni, faculty members and one volunteer clinical faculty to the chapter. The Class of 2014 elected Dr. Dandekar as volunteer clinical faculty, selected from several thousand eligible candidates. This is a tremendous honor for Dr. Dandekar. Please join Kaiser Permanente, Northern California Residency Programs in congratulating Dr. Dandekar for this outstanding nomination.
March 12, 2014
Is improving health and engaging the Latino community important to you? Are you interested in learning and networking with colleagues and health care leaders about evidence based approaches to Latino health? Would you benefit from practical tools you can implement right away in your practice? We invite you to join The Permanente Medical Group, UC Davis Health Systems, and Latino Physicians of California on May 30 -31, 2014 for an innovative clinical education conference. You will not want to miss this exceptional program. Register today!