Emergency Medicine Residency Program
About Our Program
The Emergency Medicine Residency 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 the specialty of Emergency Medicine. 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 in the Emergency Department.
Kern Medical Center Emergency Medicine Residency Program was awarded full accreditation
for five years by the Residency Review Commission for Emergency Medicine (RRC-EM) in 2010.
Our program is fully compliant with the ACGME recommendations regarding resident on-call duty hours.