Central California Faculty Medical Group (CCFMG) and its University Centers of Excellence are now Inspire Health Medical Group.

Ivan Gomez, MD

Professor, UCSF

Chief of Family & Community Medicine, UCSF Fresno

Vice Chair, Department of Family & Community Medicine, UCSF

Director and Principal Investigator, California Area Health Education Center

Family & Community Medicine

Ivan Gomez, MD, specializes in family and community medicine. He earned his Bachelor of Science in biochemistry from UCLA. His medical degree was completed at Chicago Medical School. He then completed his family medicine residency at UC Davis in Merced.

Dr. Gomez has provided direct patient care for patients with a >50% Spanish-speaking adult as well as maintained a practice with a pediatric, maternal, and HIV/AIDS population since 2000. He teaches residents and medical students in comprehensive family medicine and HIV/AIDS care in the inpatient and outpatient setting. He was the residency director for the department’s Family Medicine Residency Program from 2005 to 2017. As department chief, he oversees the department’s clinical and educational programs including the residency and three fellowship programs, and has developed partnerships with federally qualified health centers and other area health institutions in the region around health care access and education while continuing to deliver comprehensive full scope family medicine and HIV/AIDS medical care.

Dr. Gomez’s community and research interests include educational innovation and the expansion of health care access. He has been recognized for innovative work around faculty development as well as for work developing programs that enhance the placement of primary care physicians in areas of unmet need. As the AHEC director, he oversees the development of community-academic partnerships that has led to the expansion of health professions education to meet the needs of the underserved across the state.


Education and Training

  • Family & Community Medicine Residency – UCSF Fresno – Community Regional Medical Center – Fresno, CA
  • Doctor of Medicine – Chicago Medical School – North Chicago, IL
  • Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry – University of California, Los Angeles – Los Angeles, CA

Licensure & Certifications

  • American Board of Family Medicine
  • California State Medical License