Kern Medical Center

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History

Affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), the program is fully accredited, and provides the 24 emergency medicine residents a unique balance of direct supervision, didactics, and extensive hands-on training. There are 10 full-time faculty members, all of whom are board certified in Emergency Medicine. They are dedicated, enthusiastic, and provide 32 hours per day of supervision.

The program produces emergency physicians with the skills, medical judgment, clinical maturity, and personal confidence to function effectively as practitioners, teachers, and community leaders.

The program at Kern Medical Center is fully compliant with the ACGME recommendations regarding resident on-call duty hours.

Leadership

  • Department Chair: Rick McPheeters DO
  • Program Director:
  • Associate/Assistant Program Director:
  • Research Director: Paul Walsh, M.D.

Training Locations

Primary Hospital

Kern Medical Center

Secondary Hospital

Curriculum

PGY1

  • Peds - 2
  • IM - 1
  • Ortho - 1
  • ICU - 2
  • ED - 5
  • VAC - 1
  • CCU - 1

PGY2

  • Neurosurg - 1
  • Elec - 1
  • ED - 9
  • Vac - 1
  • Elec/EMS - 1

PGY3

  • Admin/EMS - 1
  • Elec - 2
  • ED - 9
  • Vac - 1

Electives

Fellowships

Contact Information

Residency Coordinator: Sonya Ybarra Email: ybarras@kernmedctr.com Phone: 661 326 2168 Fax: 661 326 2165

External Links

kmcemed.edu

See Also