News & Events

Wednesday, May 16, 2012 - 2:39pm

Community Regional Medical Center is home to the Table Mountain Rancheria Trauma Center – the only Level 1 trauma center between Los Angeles and Sacramento. With May National Trauma Awareness Month, it's a time to educate and raise awareness of distracted driving and its devastating consequences.


Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - 10:20am

Community Regional Medical Center’s diagnostic medical sonography program is now one of three in California with dual accreditation in cardiac and general sonography and one of the few hospital based programs offering all classes and clinical experience on site. The 18-month-old program recently received approval from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education.


Friday, April 27, 2012 - 1:58pm

When you think of “mom” a dozen images rush to your mind – and this year’s Fresno County Women’s Chamber of Commerce “Mother of the Year” winner Julie Christopherson is the epitome of those images – home, family, church, work, community, charity, understanding, empathy and love.


Wednesday, April 25, 2012 - 4:08pm

Dave DiPalma, chaplain intern for Community Medical Centers isn’t afraid of silence.

“Sometimes the most meaningful things happen, when I say something, and then the patient says something, and I’m just kind of waiting to see what they want to talk about next.”

This is just one of the skills he’s learning thanks to his enrollment in Clinical Pastoral Education classes.


Thursday, April 19, 2012 - 11:03am

Benjamin J. Steinberg D.O. found when explaining complicated surgical procedures of gynecological problems to his patients that words weren’t enough – especially for patients who might not be proficient in English or have a great understanding of the body’s structures. So Dr. Steinberg turned to a new tool – interactive computer animation -- for help communicating complex diagnosis and anatomy.