Enrique Gonzalez-Mendez, M.D., Director of Cultural Studies
Enrique Gonzalez-Mendez, M.D. UCSF Clinical Professor, and Director of Cultural Studies for the Residency Program, received his Medical degree from the National University of Mexico in Mexico City. He completed a general surgery Residency at the University of Florence Italy, was a Medical Director and Surgeon in a Rural Hospital in Mexico. He ultimately came to Santa Rosa to complete a Family Medicine Residency. He has been the main organizer of the Latino Health Forum, an annual event for last 17 years. He has been a researcher in Bi-national Research for the last 10 years. His main interests are cross Cultural Medicine, recruitment of minorities, and actively participating in mentor programs at local schools. Dr Gonzalez-Mendez has been teaching at the Residency Program for the last 22 years.