Summer 2013

Continuing Medical Education

More information about these courses and others is available on the UCSF Office of Continuing Medical Education website at www.cme.ucsf.edu.

Course Title Dates City
             
Essentials of Primary CareAugust 4—9 Resort at Squaw Creek
Olympic Valley, CA
             
Annual Review in Family MedicineDecember 9—10 Hilton Financial District
San Francisco, CA

    

    

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