Dr. Michael W. Peterson has been appointed associate dean at University of California, San Francisco’s Fresno Medical Education Program.
Peterson has served as interim associate dean since January 1, 2015. He’s been chief of medicine at UCSF Fresno for 14 years, and he serves as vice chair in the Department of Medicine at UCSF.
“I have every confidence that Dr. Peterson will lead UCSF Fresno with vision, vigor and commitment,” said Dr. Talmadge E. King Jr., dean of the UCSF School of Medicine and vice chancellor for medical affairs. “He will continue to be a trusted leader within the Department of Medicine and the school and will continue to extend UCSF’s mission in Fresno and the San Joaquin Valley.”
His appointment begins on April 1.