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Health Advisory Lifted for Pittsburg and Antioch

Last updated: 5:39 a.m. Friday, March 27, 2015

The health advisory for Pittsburg and Antioch has been lifted. The advisory was issued for people with respiratory sensitivities this morning after a chemical release at Dow Chemical in Pittsburg. Contra Costa HazMat staff are investigating the incident. More information will be posted as it becomes available.

Graduates/Contra Costa FM Alumni


Save the date: June 27, 2015
We will celebrate our 40th anniversary as a Family Medicine residency program.


Our graduates are highly sought after for their broad range of clinical skills. Most of our graduates take positions working with the rural or urban underserved populations in Northern California and beyond. Some are doing amazing things abroad. Many become faculty members at Family Medicine Residency Programs. Others work in the ER, as hospitalists (including ICU work), as OB faculty, and in outpatient private practices. Here's what some of our graduates have done:

  • Created a non-profit to provide health care for the homeless of Santa Barbara, CA
  • Founded a clinic in a remote corner of Borneo, Indonesia
  • Worked with MSF - Doctor's without boarders (TChad, DRC, S Sudan, Liberia)
  • Joined faculty at Family Medicine residency programs: Contra Costa, Tennessee, Tulane, Houston, and USC
  • Worked with Indian Health Services (several states including the Zuni reservation)
  • Served as Medical Directors at LaClinica and the TEACH abortion training program
  • Treated patients with HIV/AIDS in rural China
  • Worked abroad: Haiti, Turkey, Kosovo, Afghanistan, India, Bosnia, Chiapas, Mexico, throughout Africa (Tanzania, Kenya, Malawi)
  • Maintained a solo practice at a research station on Antarctica
  • Provided full-spectrum rural Family Medicine (Klamath Falls and Cornelius, OR; Fall River Mills, CA)
  • Did contract work with Planned Parenthood of Northern California
  • Worked as hospitalists at John Muir Medical Center and in Arizona
  • Fulfilled National Health Services obligations in rural areas
  • Gone to fellowship programs in Global Health, OB, HIV, and palliative care