TODAY: Governor Newsom to Visit Future Site of UC Merced Medical School

MERCED – Governor Gavin Newsom today will visit the future site of UC Merced’s Medical School, which will become the first public medical school in California’s Central Valley. The proposed Health, Behavioral Sciences and Medical Education Building will be home to the Medical Education Program, Health Sciences Research Institute, and the Departments of Psychological Sciences and Public Health, serving approximately 2,220 undergraduates by 2030.


WHEN: Today, Monday, October 25, 2021 at approx. 10:30 a.m. PDT

WHO: Governor Gavin Newsom, Congressman Jim Costa, Senator Anna Caballero and Assemblymember Adam Gray


**NOTE: The event will not be livestreamed and is open to credentialed media only. Reporters interested in attending must RSVP to with names of the reporters who will be in attendance for information on covering the event.