Kern Medical Center (KMC) plays a vital role in providing health care services to our community and training medical professionals as the only academic medical center in the region. As part of this responsibility, KMC serves a critical function as a safety net provider with its faculty and medical resident physicians caring for a significant number of the County's underserved population.
Last Updated: 6/24/2014 12:00:00 AM
Our population is aging rapidly, and Kern County faces a serious shortage of healthcare workers trained and fully prepared to care for its oldest patients.
Three years ago Kern Medical Center (KMC), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), California Geriatric Education Center (CGEC), and California State
University of Bakersfield (CSUB) partnered to create a center of excellence in Geriatric Care at Kern Medical Center.
Last Updated: 6/18/2014 12:00:00 AM
Kern Medical Center partners with Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce Leadership Bakersfield Class of 2014 to renovate KMC's Orthopedic waiting room.
Last Updated: 6/4/2014 12:00:00 AM
After more than three years of planning, purchasing and installing equipment, and training staff,
the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society in partnership with Kern Medical Center and UCLA will officially launch a
telemedicine program to bring access to MS specialty care to the uninsured and underinsured in Kern County.
Last Updated: 2/4/2014 12:00:00 AM