Medical Education programs at Kern Medical Center (KMC) typically range from one to five years. All residency programs are approved and fully accredited by the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).
Kern Medical Center is committed to providing an ideal educational environment for resident physicians, medical students, and faculty with the ultimate goal of furnishing cost effective health care to Kern County patients without regard to their financial responsibility.
As an equal opportunity employer, all screening of resident applicants, hiring, training, promotion, and conditions of employment will be conducted without discrimination because of race, color, age, sex, national origin, or handicap.
Graduate Medical Education at KMC exists to:
- Train the next generation of physicians in our community
- Respond to the health needs of the Bakersfield and surrounding areas
Kern Medical Center Residencies have:
- RRC full accreditation for all residency programs.
- A total of 116 residents.
- Faculty committed to teaching.
- New Family Medicine plaza at Sagebrush.
- Expert care, from primary to tertiary, under one roof.
- The only Level II Trauma Center in Kern County.
Department of Medical Education at Kern Medical Center, 1700 Mount Vernon Ave, Bakersfield, California 93305.