Dr. Calvin Hirsch is a highly respected figure in the U.C. Davis university area, and his work as a doctor and educator has touched many lives. For over 30 years, Dr. Hirsch has dedicated himself to supervising medical residents in the care of complex patients in the inpatient medical service and supervising residents in outpatient clinics like the General Medicine Clinic and Internal Medicine Geriatrics Clinic (which he directed for 30 years). In this way, he has taught generations of medical students both in lectures and on the job. Many of his trainees have gone on to successful careers in academic geriatrics.