Transitional Year Residency Program

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Program Director Welcome

Thank you for your interest in Riverside Community Hospital/University of California Riverside School of Medicine Transitional Year Residency.

Riverside Community Hospital is conveniently located in sunny Southern California in the Inland Empire just east of Los Angeles and Orange County. We have been providing state of the art healthcare in the area for over 110 years. RCH is a tertiary regional referral center for STEMI, Neurointerventional stroke, sepsis, and the only level 1 trauma center in Riverside County. The hospital recently had a major expansion with a beautiful new tower increasing the total number of beds to 478. Our high volume high acuity emergency department sees close to 120,000 patients per year.

We are affiliated with the UCR School of Medicine which represents the newest expansion of the University of California system, joining a prestigious group of medical educators in our state. As the affiliated residency program for UCR, we look forward to a long tradition of excellence in patient care and medical education. The transitional year residents will train directly with clinical professors and instructors from UCR.

Our program is an ACGME accredited one year program with 20 positions. We offer a very flexible curriculum with a total of five blocks of elective which will allow you to personalize the program to your educational needs. This flexibility will serve as a launching point for your medical career as you transition into an advanced categorical residency. You will have the opportunity to work alongside residents and faculty from the ACGME approved programs in Anesthesia, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Neurology, and Radiology.

What is truly unique about our program is our culture of wellness. This translates into a highly collegial environment with an emphasis on resident wellness. We anticipate our residents will be able to meet both their personal and educational goals in this environment. We look forward to helping you build a solid foundation for a well-rounded long term career in medicine.

Warm Welcomes,

Jason An, M.D.
Transitional Year Residency Program Director
H.S. Associate Clinical Professor, University of California Riverside