Faculty

Charles Vega, MD, FAAFP

Health Sciences Clinical Professor, UC Irvine Department of Family Medicine, Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion, UC Irvine School of Medicine
Executive Director, UC Irvine Program in Medical Education for the Latino Community, UC Irvine School of Medicine

Chuck grew up in Northern California and completed his undergraduate degree at Harvard University. He attended medical school at the University of Wisconsin - Madison and completed residency training in family medicine at UC Irvine. He stayed on as faculty in the Department of Family Medicine at UCI and now holds the title of health sciences clinical professor. He is the executive director of UCI’s Program in Medical Education for the Latino Community and won a Macy Faculty Scholarship to improve patient-centered health education at UCI. He assumed the role of associate dean for Diversity and Inclusion at the UCI School of Medicine in July, 2016. Dr. Vega has seen patients and taught medical students and residents at UC Irvine’s Family Health Center – Santa Ana for the past 20 years. This clinic is a federally-qualified health center and the largest safety-net clinic for Orange County. Dr. Vega’s academic interests are focused on access to quality, compassionate medical care for underserved populations and the development of training programs to promote this vision of health care.


Recent & Upcoming Conference Sessions

Pri-Med Baltimore

Pri-Med Baltimore

Seasonal Influenza: When, Who, and How to Manage

Thursday, December 12, 2019

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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Pri-Med Minneapolis

Seasonal Influenza: When, Who, and How to Manage

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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Pri-Med New York

Medical Literature Updates:  General Quick-hitting Highlights From 2018-2019

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

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Pri-Med New York

Seasonal Influenza: When, Who, and How to Manage

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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The Southern Diabetes Initiative Charlotte

Global Risk Reduction

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

3:25 PM - 4:25 PM

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The Southern Diabetes Initiative Charlotte

Pharmacologic Management Panel Discussion

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

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The Southern Diabetes Initiative Charlotte

Screening and Assessment of T2DM

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

8:10 AM - 8:40 AM

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Pri-Med® Midwest | Continuing Medical Education (CME/CE) | Rosemont, IL

Pri-Med Midwest

Seasonal Influenza: When, Who, and How to Manage

Thursday, October 31, 2019

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

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Pri-Med® Tampa | Continuing Medical Education (CME/CE) | Tampa, FL

Pri-Med Tampa

Seasonal Influenza: When, Who, and How to Manage

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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The Southern Diabetes Initiative Columbia

Global Risk Reduction

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

3:25 PM - 4:25 PM

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The Southern Diabetes Initiative Columbia

Pharmacologic Management Panel Discussion

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

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The Southern Diabetes Initiative Columbia

Screening and Assessment of T2DM

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

8:10 AM - 8:40 AM

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Pri-Med® Dearborn | Continuing Medical Education (CME/CE) | Dearborn, MI

Pri-Med Dearborn

Seasonal Influenza: When, Who, and How to Manage

Monday, September 16, 2019

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

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Pri-Med® Long Beach | Continuing Medical Education (CME) | Long Beach, CA

Pri-Med Long Beach

Seasonal Influenza: When, Who, and How to Manage

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

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The Southern Diabetes Initiative Miami

Global Risk Reduction

Monday, September 9, 2019

3:25 PM - 4:25 PM

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The Southern Diabetes Initiative Miami

Pharmacologic Management Panel Discussion

Monday, September 9, 2019

12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

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The Southern Diabetes Initiative Miami

Screening and Assessment of T2DM

Monday, September 9, 2019

8:10 AM - 8:40 AM

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Pri-Med® Philadelphia | Continuing Medical Education (CME/CE) | Philadelphia, PA

Pri-Med Philadelphia

Seasonal Influenza: When, Who, and How to Manage

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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Pri-Med San Jose

Breathe Easy: Updates on Individualized Management of Asthma

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

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Pri-Med® Nashville | Continuing Medical Education (CME/CE) | Nashville, TN

Pri-Med Nashville

Seasonal Influenza: When, Who, and How to Manage

Monday, July 22, 2019

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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Pri-Med Chicago

Seasonal Influenza: When, Who, and How to Manage

Thursday, July 18, 2019

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

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Pri-Med® Seattle | Continuing Medical Education (CME/CE) | Seattle, WA

Pri-Med Seattle

Approach to Diagnosis and Management of Low Back Pain for the PCP

Friday, June 21, 2019

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

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Pri-Med West

"Wow, I am glad I knew that!": A Review of Recent Practice-Changing Clinical Guidelines and Evidence

Thursday, May 23, 2019

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Hall B, Level 1

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Pri-Med West

Extended Learning: Common ECG Abnormalities - Pattern Recognition and What To Do Next

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Room 204, Level 2

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Pri-Med West

Seasonal Influenza: When, Who, and How to Manage

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

10:35 AM - 11:35 AM Hall B, Level 1

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Pri-Med Southwest

Seasonal Influenza: When, Who, and How to Manage

Friday, May 3, 2019

8:50 AM - 9:50 AM

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Pri-Med Southwest

Extended Learning - Common ECG Abnormalities: Pattern Recognition and What To Do Next

Thursday, May 2, 2019

3:10 PM - 4:10 PM Room 320, Level 3

Pri-Med® Washington, DC | Continuing Medical Education (CME/CE)

Pri-Med Washington, DC

"Wow, I am glad I knew that!": A Review of Recent Practice-Changing Clinical Guidelines and Evidence

Thursday, April 18, 2019

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Pri-Med® Washington, DC | Continuing Medical Education (CME/CE)

Pri-Med Washington, DC

Cases in Infectious Disease: How Recent Medical Literature Might Influence Your Clinical Practice

Thursday, April 18, 2019

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM