Newsom budget includes $15 million for UC Merced, Valley medical education
A building lighting ceremony was held to celebrate the completion of the first phase of the University of California, Merced 2020 Project on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. The Central Valley’s physician deficiency may get a needed boost from the proposed 2020-21 California budget. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s suggested budget offers $15 million in ongoing funding to expand medical education at UC San Francisco School of Medicine Fresno Branch Campus in collaboration with UC Merced.