Category: Graduate Medical Education, Kudos

Saint Agnes graduates first Family Medicine class

July 6th, 2022 // Graduate Medical Education, Kudos

Saint Agnes Graduate Medical Education (GME) is thrilled to celebrate the inaugural graduating class of Family Medicine residents. After three years of study and hands-on patient care experience, these residents have completed their education and are ready to begin their professional medical careers. We are also excited to share that two of our graduates, Alvin Vong, MD, and Holupathirage Caldera, MD, will be staying on with us as Saint Agnes Care providers.

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GME welcomes 41 new residents

June 22nd, 2022 // Graduate Medical Education

Today, Saint Agnes welcomed 41 new residents across four programs. Internal Medicine welcomed its fifth class of residents, Family Medicine welcomed its fourth and the Emergency Medicine and Transitional Year programs welcomed their second classes. We are so excited to see the work of these new doctors and the differences they will make for our patients. As you see them in the halls, please be sure to extend a warm Saint Agnes welcome.

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Congratulations to our Internal Medicine grads!

June 22nd, 2022 // Graduate Medical Education, Kudos

Saint Agnes Graduate Medical Education (GME) is thrilled to celebrate the second graduating class of Internal Medicine residents. After three years of study and hands-on patient care experience, these residents have completed their education and are ready to begin their professional medical careers. We are so proud of each of these doctors for their hard work and dedication to patient care. We wish them all the best in their future careers.

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Physician and nurse residents learn together

June 15th, 2022 // Around the Medical Center, Graduate Medical Education

Today, June 15, Emergency Medicine physician residents and nurse residents from Cohort 20 gathered together at the Learning Center on Warner to practice joint patient simulations for the first time. Both physician and nurse residents float to different departments as part of their educational programs, which means they are often working with care teams they are unfamiliar with. By practicing these scenarios, residents were able to gain confidence in communicating with new care teams in critical situations.

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GME Grand Rounds, June 8

June 1st, 2022 // Graduate Medical Education, Upcoming Events

Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims will be the guest speaker for GME Grand Rounds, June 8, 12-1 p.m., in the Nickerson Auditorium. Sheriff Mims will present about the intersection of medicine and law, jail medicine, the coroner’s office and street drugs. Since seating is limited, the presentation can also be attended virtually via Teams.

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GME Grand Rounds, May 4

April 27th, 2022 // Graduate Medical Education

You’re invited to attend a virtual GME Grand Rounds lecture on May 4, 12-1:30 p.m. Guest Speaker Alireza Soleimani Far, MD, will present on the importance of Hospice and Palliative Care and how to better connect patients with these vital services. The presentation is open to everyone. CME credit is not available for this course. The link to the presentation meeting will be sent out next week.

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GME announcements

March 30th, 2022 // Graduate Medical Education

The Graduate Medical Education (GME) program is thrilled to share some exciting announcements. Congratulations to Chief Resident, Manpreet Singh, MD, on his acceptance to the Nephrology Fellowship at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. In addition, we want to recognize the 2022-2023 Internal and Family Medicine Chief Residents: Drs. Peter Chao, Ariel Leung, Katarina Soewono, and Jovanne Tamparon.

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Saint Agnes welcomes 39 new residents

March 23rd, 2022 // Graduate Medical Education

Our Graduate Medical Education program is thrilled to announce the names of the 39 new physician graduates who will be joining one of our four residency programs this summer. We’re excited to have them joining us in our mission to provide compassionate and high quality care to Central Valley patients.

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Celebrating our residents

February 23rd, 2022 // Graduate Medical Education

As we prepare for Thank a Resident Day, this Friday, February 25, we want to take a few moments to shout out our residents for their dedication to our patients and to their education. Our residents are truly making a difference for our community, and we are proud of what they have accomplished in such a short time.

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Congrats to these GME grads!

December 8th, 2021 // Graduate Medical Education

We couldn’t be prouder of our three Internal Medicine residents who matched into fellowships for the next academic year. Way to go Mark, Nancy and Sonny! You are outstanding physicians, and will no doubt have a significant impact in the medical field and on the countless patients you have yet to touch.

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