Katherine Flores, MD

Director, UCSF Fresno Latino Center for Medical Education and Research
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Family Medicine
+1 559 241-7670

Dr. Katherine Flores is a former farmworker and an alum of Stanford University and UC Davis School of Medicine. She is an Associate Clinical Professor with the UCSF School of Medicine and Director of the UCSF Fresno Latino Center for Medical Education and Research. For over 30 years, she has been passionate in developing and advocating for pipeline programs that recruit and retain underserved and underrepresented youth into health careers. In collaboration with health and education partners, she initiated the Doctors Academy in Fresno County, which is a longitudinal, comprehensive health pathway program that serves youth from disadvantaged backgrounds. She also serves with several organizations that support health workforce development such as the California Endowment Board of Directors, the California Blue Shield Foundation Board of Directors, the California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development Song Brown Workforce Commission and serves as the Director of the California Health Professions Consortium. Additionally, she maintains a bilingual family medicine practice in Fresno, California. 


Aspiring physicians program: description and characterization of the support processes for an undergraduate pathway program to medicine.

Medical education online

Teherani A, Uwaezuoke K, Kenny J, Calder?n-Jensen C, Magana T, Flores K, Fernandez A

Preventing cervical cancer in the Latina population.

Journal of women's health (2002)

Flores K, Bencomo C

University of California, San Francisco, Fresno Latino Center for medical education and research health professions pipeline program.

Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges

Flores KA, Dominguez B