HEaL Conference Fall 2022

The HEaL Conference is held on two different dates, one per district,  to minimize exposure per UCSF and FCDPH COVID-19 protocols. Masks are highly recommended.

Fresno Unified

Saturday, September 10, 2022

LOCATION: Sunnyside High School 
1019 S Peach Ave, Fresno 93727

Caruthers Unified

Saturday October 22, 2022

LOCATION: Caruthers High School 
2580 W Tahoe Ave, Caruthers 93609


7th/8th GRADE

9:00am         Workshops
10:00am       Resource Fair
11:00am       End of Conference

9th/10th GRADE

9:00am         Resource Fair
10:00am       Workshops
11:00am       End of Conference

11th/12th GRADE

10:00am       Resource Fair
11:00am       Workshops
12:00pm       End of Conference

Thank you the following individuals and organizations for providing meaningful workshops for our students and parents:

  • American Ambulance
  • California HealthCollaborative
    • Erick Rangel, Program Manager
    • Salvador Solorio-Ruiz, Community Engagement Coordinator
  • GO Public Schools Fresno
    • Carmen Zamora, Sr. Manager of Community Leadership
    • Juana Iris Meza, Family Leader Program Coordinator
    • Cynthia DeLaRosa, Social Work Intern
  • Fresno County Superintendent of Schools
    • Cyndi Dean, MA, Program Coordinator
  • Fresno State University
    • Wendy Lee, Recruitment Counselor
    • Lilia DeLaCerda, MPH, HCOP Director
    • Larry Riley, PhD, Professor, Department of Biology and Premed Advising
    • Melissa Villa, Fresno State Financial Aid Staff
  • Parent Institute for Quality Education (PIQUE)
    • Veronica A. Lopez, Deputy Director
    • Ivon Alcantar, Associate Director
  • University of California,Merced
    • Juan M. Villegas, Associate Director of Admissions
  • Wellness|NOW!
    • Regina Banks, NCSP, PPSC, Executive Director and School Psychologist

Thank you to the following organizations that participated in the resource fair:

  • California Health Collaborative
  • Central California Food Bank
  • EECU
  • Fresno EOC Health Services
  • Fresno Pacific University
  • Fresno State University
  • Go Public Schools Fresno
  • Jakara Movement
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Pinnacle Training Systems
  • UC Davis
  • UC Merced
  • UC Santa Cruz
  • UCSF Fresno Covid Equity Project
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center


What to expect:

  • Resource fair including health and community organizations.
  • Workshops focusing on health topics, wellness, college preparation, financial aid & budgeting, and more!
  • Food and refreshments served.

Who Should Attend:

Registration is only open to students currently enrolled in the Junior Doctors Academy or the Doctors Academy in our participating districts and their parent/guardian. Siblings may attend but childcare is not provided.

REMINDER: This is a mandatory event for all Junior Doctors Academy and Doctors Academy students in accordance with the parent/student handbook.




*Schedule is subject to change.


Fall 2022 HEaL Conference