Reaching Out to Aspiring Doctors (ROAD) for the San Joaquin Valley

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A Free Pre-Medical Conference for Fresno State and UC Merced students
Breakfast and lunch included *Special Giveaways*
Bus transportation provided for UC Merced students

Saturday, September 27, 2014 in Fresno at the UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education & Research

Participants will gain information, resources and hands-on experiences essential to future leaders in primary care medicine, research and public health. Plus students will learn how to finance their education, meet and hear from medical students, medical residents and practicing physicians.

Proposed Breakout Sessions

  • The Road to Becoming a Doctor
  • Meet the Primary Care Medical Team
  • Helping Health through Research and Public Health
  • The Real World: Medical School
  • The Building Blocks of Culturally Competent Care
  • Clinical Skills Boot Camp


  • All Fresno State and UC Merced pre-medical and health students, particularly those who are underrepresented in medicine, may apply to attend the conference
  • Preference will be given to students who:
    • Express an interest in primary care medicine and practicing in the San Joaquin Valley
    • Posses a 3.0 GPA or better

ROAD partners include: Central California Center for Health and Human Services at Fresno State; Central California Faculty Medical Group; Central Valley Health Network; Central Valley Higher Education Consortium; College of Health and Human Services at Fresno State; College of Science and Mathematics at Fresno State; Educational Employees Credit Union; Fresno County Department of Public Health; Fresno-Madera Medical Society; Merced Mariposa County Medical Society, UC Davis School of Medicine; UC Merced School of Natural Sciences Pre-Health Advising; UCSF Fresno/Fresno State Health Careers Opportunity Program; UCSF Fresno Latino Center for Medical Education and Research; UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program; UCSF Fresno Undergraduate Medical Education

For more information, email Brandy Ramos Nikaido at:
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A Central Valley Higher Education Consortium project thanks to an OSHPD Health Careers Training Program Mini-Grant