Graduate Medical Education
\\\Riverside GME Program
Riverside Community Hospital Announces Emergency Medicine Residency Accreditation
Riverside, September 23, 2016 – Riverside Community Hospital is proud to announce accreditation, by the
Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), of a brand
new Emergency Medicine Residency Program. The three-year program was approved
for eight residents each year for a total of 24 residents.
The Emergency Medicine program is the second physician residency at Riverside
Community Hospital, joining the Internal Medicine residency which started
on July 1, 2016.
“We couldn’t be more excited,” said Gregory Guldner,
M.D., Program Director of the new Emergency Medicine residency program.
He added, “Our program will help bring highly qualified physicians
to an area of California that really deserves more access to health care.”
Riverside Community Hospital and the UC Riverside School of Medicine have
worked together to develop the Emergency Medicine residency program to
train the next generation of emergency physicians.
"I am delighted that our outstanding Emergency Department team including
our physicians, nurses and staff, led by Dr. Guldner, will have the opportunity
to train future emergency physicians. The entire Emergency Department
team has worked hard to develop a great teaching and learning environment
for this residency program”, said Patrick Brilliant, President and
CEO of Riverside Community Hospital.
"This is an important milestone for Riverside Community Hospital and
I am proud of our team who have devoted significant time to building the
Emergency Medicine Residency program,” said Ken Dozier, MD and Chief
Medical Officer of Riverside Community Hospital. “We hope to provide
improved emergency care to individuals in our community, freeing up other
staff and services for more advanced conditions.”
About Riverside Community Hospital
Founded in 1901, Riverside Community Hospital (RCH) is a 373 licensed bed,
full-service acute care hospital in the heart of the Inland Empire. With
over 500 physicians on staff, representing over 200 specialties and over
1,700 employees, Riverside Community Hospital is an Inland Empire leader
in providing advanced, comprehensive health care to the Inland region.
RCH houses one of the largest Emergency Room and Trauma Centers in the
Inland Empire at 50 beds with an average wait time of only 22 minutes.
RCH is one of Riverside County's only STEMI (heart attack) receiving
centers and is a fully accredited Chest Pain Center. Other Centers of
Excellence include the Heart Care Institute, offering invasive and non-invasive
cardiac procedures, the Transplant Program, and a Level II Neonatal Intensive
About the UCR School of Medicine
The UCR School of Medicine, one of more than 15 new medical schools established
in the U.S. over the last decade, is the sixth medical school in the University
of California system. Currently enrolling 50 new medical students each
year, the school’s mission is to expand and diversify the region’s
physician workforce and develop innovative research and healthcare delivery
models that improve the health of people living in Inland Southern California.
The medical school also offers a Ph.D. program in biomedical sciences,
and operates five residency training programs in the medical specialties
of family medicine, internal medicine, general surgery and psychiatry,
and partners with Loma Linda University in a primary care pediatrics residency