July 1989: Robert Kevess, M.D., is hired as a staff physician by University Health Services (UHS).
June 2010: UHS completes the latest in a series of comprehensive reviews of the physician’s professional conduct and background as required by the biennial medical re-credentialing process. The review identifies no issues of concern or complaints from patients, and Kevess is re-accredited.
March 23, 2011: A former patient meets with the UHS medical director and provides detailed allegations of illegal sexual contact with Kevess. The University of California Police Department is notified and begins an investigation of the allegations.
March 24, 2011: Chancellor Robert Birgeneau is informed of the allegations.
March 31, 2011: After returning to work from a week-long vacation Kevess is placed on administrative leave.
April 14, 2011: Kevess formally resigns from his position at UHS.
April 27, 2011: The Alameda County District Attorney files charges against Kevess.
April 28, 2011: UHS informs staff and client community about the charges. UHS establishes a confidential phone number for concerned patients, and offers to provide services, support and counseling to those impacted by the alleged actions of the physician.
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