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Help Create the Curriculum for Physicians of the Future
Join the dedicated faculty and staff team at California Health Sciences University’s recently opened College of Osteopathic Medicine. Located in the highly desirable town of Clovis, within California’s sunny and beautiful Central Valley, CHSU-COM is the third and newest osteopathic medical school in California. The CHSU-COM welcomes their inaugural class of 75 students in July 2020 and is now recruiting their second cohort of 112 students for July 2021 matriculation.
Under the leadership of John Graneto, DO, MEd, Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine, future D.O. graduates will help fulfill the mission of CHSU-COM, to serve and improve the health care outcomes of the underserved population in the Central Valley of California. This means our faculty have a unique opportunity to teach medical students that will make an impact in our community and help solve one of the biggest challenges in our area, including improving healthcare outcomes and increasing the number of physicians.
Our current team includes experienced faculty from across the nation and those from many different disciplines. The opportunities for professional growth and learning are unparalleled and we invite you to learn more about how you can contribute to shaping our future physicians.
New CHSU-COM Building
Construction on the COM building is complete and the College welcomed their first class in July. The building located at 2500 Alluvial Avenue in Clovis (located west of Temperance Avenue and Highway 168), is the first building on California Health Sciences University’s expanded campus and houses the medical school and CHSU Simulation Center.
Get to Know the Fresno/Clovis Area
The Central Valley is home to nearly 1.88 million acres of the world’s most productive farmland and boasts a multitude of recreational, educational, and commerce opportunities that make it a great place to live. Fresno is the fifth largest city in California and is a metropolitan hub for the Central Valley, centered between three national parks (Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia). The Fresno Yosemite International Airport is the regional airport for the Central Valley, providing more than 100 daily flights to more than 25 cities.
Clovis is known as the “Gateway to the Sierras” and offers shopping, museums, restaurants and art galleries in the quaint Old Town Clovis area, where CHSU is located. CHSU students enjoy the unique combination of high quality of life, affordable cost of living by California standards, and plentiful career opportunities in health care that the Valley provides.
Unique benefits of the Central Valley include:
- Three nearby National Parks (Yosemite, Kings Canyon, Sequoia)
- Local farmers markets
- Family-friendly fun at the Fresno Chaffee Zoo, the Clovis Rodeo, or the Big Fresno Fair
- Local art at ArtHop on historic Fulton Street in Downtown Fresno
- Shopping at our River Park Shopping Center, Fashion Fair Mall, or Fig Garden Village
- Local sports teams like the Fresno State Bulldogs, Fresno Grizzlies baseball, or Fresno Football Club “Los Zoros”
Here are a few resources that can help you explore the area: