News at TUC

 

Touro University's medicine class ace annual match game in Vallejo

Touro University of California College of Osteopathic Medicine Class of 2019 did better than any previous class in being selected for residency programs, university officials announced. It's an annual nail-biter all new medical school graduates endure, a school spokesman said.

Read More...04/01/19

 

Move Over CV Benefits: Renal Benefits of SGLT2s and GLP1s

Jay H. Shubrook, DO: Hi. I'm Jay Shubrook, a family physician and diabetologist at Touro University in California. Today, we're going to talk about what to do with our patients who have diabetes and chronic kidney disease (CKD).

Read More...03/12/19

 

150 Napa County teachers earn master's degrees in innovative learning

Since 2010, 150 Napa County teachers have earned or have nearly earned master's degrees in Innovative Learning, focusing on how to use technology and digital environments to engage students and prepare them for future careers, thanks to a program funded by local non-profit NapaLearns.

Read More...03/05/19

 

Deintensifying Diabetes Drugs: Important Considerations

Welcome back to Everyday Diabetes: Practical Pointers for Primary Care. I'm Jay Shubrook, family physician and diabetologist at Touro University, California. We hear a lot about the importance of intensifying insulin therapy in our patients with type 2 diabetes. And that is reasonable; it is important to get people to goal. A corollary that is becoming very important is: When do we deintensify insulin? When do we step back?

Read More...03/04/19

 

Choosing a First Injectable in Type 2 Diabetes: Try a GLP-1

Jay H. Shubrook, DO: Hi. I'm Jay Shubrook, a family physician and diabetologist at Touro University California in Vallejo. Today we're going to discuss the brand-new 2019 American Diabetes Association (ADA) Abridged Standards for Primary Care[1] and specifically talk about the hyperglycemic guidelines, which include some important changes for primary care. With me is Dr Neil Skolnik, a professor of family and community medicine at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Neil, we're happy to have you with us today.

Read More...03/04/19

 

Touro program receives grant to promote diverse health care workforce

For the 12th year in a row, Touro University California's joint master of science in Physician Assistant Studies/master of Public Health program has been awarded a $96,000 Song-Brown Healthcare Workforce Training Programs Grant through the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development.

Read More...03/04/19

 

North Bay business briefs from American River Bank, Vallejo's Touro U., Napa's Queen of the Valley and more

For the 12th year in a row, Touro University California's joint Master of Science in physician assistant studies (MSPAS) and Master of Public Health (MPH) program has been awarded a Song-Brown Healthcare workforce training programs grant through the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD).

Read More...03/04/19

 

Touro awarded grant to promote a diverse healthcare workforce

Touro University California has received a grant to provide a 2-week Bridge Program and assist physician assistant (PA) students complete rotations in rural and underserved areas, the university announced last week.

Read More...03/04/19

 

Choosing a First Injectable in Type 2 Diabetes: Try a GLP-1

Jay H. Shubrook, DO: Hi. I'm Jay Shubrook, a family physician and diabetologist at Touro University California in Vallejo. Today we're going to discuss the brand-new 2019 American Diabetes Association (ADA) Abridged Standards for Primary Care[1] and specifically talk about the hyperglycemic guidelines, which include some important changes for primary care. With me is Dr Neil Skolnik, a professor of family and community medicine at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Neil, we're happy to have you with us today. Neil Skolnik, MD: It is a pleasure to be here.

Read More...02/13/19

 

VUSD Welcomes Principal Jessica Reed!

We are excited to share that Jessica Reed has been hired as the instructional leader and Principal at Jean Callison Elementary. Mrs Reed was recently honored as the Association of California School Administrators district four Elementary Principal of the Year.

Read More...02/08/19

 

Managing Diabetes Distress in Primary Care: Doing It Better

Today I'm delighted to have Dr William Polonsky back with us today to talk about diabetes distress. Dr Polonsky is a PhD, a Certified Diabetes Educator, and the president of the Behavioral Diabetes Institute in Southern California. Welcome back, Dr Polonsky.

Read More...02/08/19

 

2019 ADA Standards of Diabetes Care Unpacked for Primary Care Providers

Jay H. Shubrook, DO: I'm Jay Shubrook, family physician and diabetologist at Touro University California in Vallejo. Joining me today is Neal Skolnik, professor of family and community medicine at the Sydney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He's going to talk about the brand-new American Diabetes Association (ADA) guidelines[1] and the very specific changes to the prioritization of medications for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Welcome, Dr Skolnik.

Read More...02/08/19

 

Touro lecture to outline need of green health care

Touro University will host a lecture outlining the importance of reducing environmental impacts in the health care industry from noon until 1 p.m. Thursday at Lander Hall Auditorium A, 1557 Azuar Drive.

Read More...02/08/19

 

Bay Area political events: Segregation, Robert Reich

Government-engineered segregation: Richard Rothstein, distinguished fellow at the Economic Policy Institute and the Haas Institute at UC Berkeley, discusses his book "The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America." Free. 5 p.m., Touro University California, Lander Hall, Room B, 1557 Azuar Dr., Vallejo. More information is here.

Read More...02/08/19

 

Touro University California Presents a Special Presentation on the Importance of Green Healthcare by Dr. Roya Azizi

On Thursday, February 7, 2019, Touro University California's (TUC's) College of Osteopathic Medicine and Public Health Program welcome Dr. Roya Azizi, to discuss the roles and responsibilities of healthcare professionals in minimizing waste and the overall carbon impact from healthcare. The lecture is free and open to the public with prior registration.

Read More...02/08/19