Emergency Medicine Residency Program
About Our Program
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 curriculum is designed to foster an
interest in the continued study of medicine, and to prepare physicians to make significant and ongoing contributions to
Our program is committed to educating emergency medicine physicians who can provide highly skilled care in any Emergency Department,
rural or urban, utilizing the best clinical skills and academic knowledge that the specialty has to offer.
Kern Medical Center Emergency Medicine Residency Program is fully accredited by the ACGME
Residency Review Commission for Emergency Medicine (RRC-EM). Our program is fully compliant
with the ACGME recommendations regarding resident on-call duty hours.