Riverside, CA (April 4, 2018) – Riverside Community Hospital’s Graduate Medical Education program
proudly announced another successful match of 65 new residents for the
2018 class of Medical Residents during the annual Match Day.
The match included residents for six current graduate medical education
programs: Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Neurology,
Transitional Year and OB/GYN as well its recently accredited General Surgery
The announcement was made during the annual event called Match Day –
when graduating medical students learn where they will be spending the
next several years as residents.
This year, Riverside Community Hospital’s Graduate Medical Program
received over 4,000 applications for a limited number of positions. To
list a few, the Internal Medicine residency program received 1,517 applications
for 25 positions, Emergency Medicine received 703 for eight positions
and Family Medicine received 754 applications for eight positions.
“Congratulations to all of the grad students who matched with Riverside
Community Hospital’s GME program,” said Dr. Kenneth Dozier,
Designated Institutional Official for Riverside Community Hospital’s
GME. “We are excited to introduce another group of outstanding men
and women for our 2018 class of residents. All of our residents have the
opportunity to learn from our finest physician faculty who are dedicated
to training the next generation of physicians and we look forward to welcoming
them this summer.”
Riverside Community Hospital will welcome its new residents in June of
this year during their annual White Coat Ceremony, with the program officially
beginning in July.
The 2018 Main Residency Match® was the largest on record in the organization’s
history with a record-high 37,103 applicants, as reported by the National
Resident Matching Program®, which matches fourth-year medical students
with hospitals, and universities find the right “match” for
their residency goals.
Riverside Community Hospital (RCH) launched its Graduate Medical Education
program in 2016 with the accreditation of its Internal Medicine Residency
Program from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
(ACGME). Since that time, RCH Graduate Medical Education continues to
receive accreditation for Family Medicine, Transitional Year, Emergency
Medicine, Neurology and General Surgery.
ACGME is a private, non-profit organization that evaluates and accredits
graduate medical education (GME) programs. Residency is the final phase
of a long educational process, required for a physician to practice medicine,
and is most influential in determining where a physician eventually practices.
About Riverside Community Hospital GME
graduate medical education programs, located in the heart of Southern California, hosts residents who are
pursuing careers of excellence and professionalism in the field of healthcare.
Our state-of-the-art facility provides a competitive advantage through
our full range of service offerings, exposing our residents to a diverse
range of patients and clinical challenges, preparing them for lifetimes
of capability in their practices. Keep reading to learn more about what
sets our residency program apart.
Residency at Riverside Community Hospital
Our goal is to assist our residents in developing the skills needed to
start their careers well. By the end of training with our team at the
Riverside Graduate Medical Education Program, we want our residents to
be clinically astute, academically exceptional, altruistic, and committed
to the highest standards of professionalism.
There are many benefits to choosing our program:
Experience – We have an exceptional faculty committed to teaching while their
practices offer a full range of clinical scenarios and patients. Learners
can expect nothing less than a well-rounded educational experience working
with a broad range of conditions and diseases, kick-starting their careers
and giving them invaluable experience.
Facility – Riverside Community Hospital invests in much of the latest technology
available in order to improve and enhance the patient experience. This
in turn benefits our students and residents as they receive hands on training
and experience with this equipment.
Location – We are located in Riverside in the heart of Southern California.
Riverside is less than 60 miles from beautiful beaches, wineries, and
mountains, and close to world famous tourist locations including San Diego,
Los Angeles, and Las Vegas. Our residents enjoy a once in a lifetime experience
in one of the most exciting and vibrant places on earth.