UC Davis School of Medicine Alumni
Welcome to the Medical Alumni section of UC Davis Medicine magazine. This section includes news and updates from the UC Davis School of Medicine Alumni Association. It is also a source to keep in touch with faculty, staff, students and graduates of UC Davis Health System’s many programs.
GEAR up for wellness, advises donor and former UC Davis medical resident John Chuck
Board-certified family practice physician John Chuck literally is a physician’s physician. In addition to seeing his own patients in his Kaiser Permanente Medical Group practice in Davis, he is chief of physician health and wellness with responsibility to oversee an array of programs that help 1,100 Permanente physicians throughout the Sacramento region attain a healthful work-life balance.
On bioethics: Ben Rich
Is brain death really death?
Despite neurological criteria required for pronouncement of death, clinicians continue to encounter significant resistance from some families when told that their loved one is brain dead.