Welcome to Riverside!
Residency training is an exciting step in your medical career, and we are
delighted that you are interested in General Surgery!
Our organization is dedicated to educating future physicians who are exceptionally
well prepared in the basic science, clinical knowledge, cognitive and
technical skills, and judgment required of surgeons and surgical leaders.
In this five-year program, you will have every opportunity to grow and
develop in an environment rich in patient care, educational experiences,
and research opportunities. It will integrate a balance of university
academics and community clinical experience. We strive to actively develop
young surgeons by cultivating our residents’ interests and mentoring
them in pursuit of their passion.
An active outpatient clinic experience and regular teaching conferences
round out the educational program. Our program provides a rich substrate
for the growth and development of our residents’ surgical careers.
Our goal is to train highly motivated individuals in the art and science
of surgery who are capable immediately upon completion of the residency
program of either entering practice or obtaining the most competitive
Riverside Community Hospital has a highly collegial environment with an
emphasis on resident wellness. We are committed to building pipelines
of vastly trained, patient-centered physicians. All residents who walk
our hallways will receive superior, patient-centered training that will
enable them to become leaders in their post-residency careers.
Please take a few moments to explore these web pages, where you will learn
more about our program. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to
contact us. We thank you for visiting our program’s website, and we welcome
any questions you might have about surgical training at Riverside Community Hospital.
Ahmed Mahmoud, M.D.
Program Director, RCH/UCR
General Surgery Residency