University of California, Riverside

Graduate Medical Education



Training Sites


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Training Sites

Training for the Internal Medicine Residency Program is conducted at three sites near the University of California, Riverside campus. These facilities provide our residents with a multi-faceted training experience. Each feature excellent ancillary services including phlebotomy and blood cultures, full-time respiratory therapy support, and patient transportation.

Riverside University Health System – Medical Center

RUHSThe Riverside University Health System – Medical Center (RUHS) serves as the principal safety net provider for Riverside County. As the only county-owned and operated hospital, RUHS's mission is to provide superior quality healthcare to county residents with a special focus on individuals and populations in need. In FY 2010-11, RUHS had approximately 23,500 admissions and nearly 100,000 emergency room visits, as well as approximately 129,000 outpatient clinic visits through an extensive ambulatory care program. The 520,000-square-foot medical center is a tertiary care and Level II adult and pediatric trauma center facility, licensed for a total of 439 beds. In addition to the 362 licensed beds in Moreno Valley, Calif., there are 77 licensed beds in a separate psychiatric facility in the city of Riverside. RUHS has 12 operating rooms, a helipad, and state-of-the-art digital radiology services, including magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computerized tomography (CT) and all single bed rooms. There are also adult, pediatric and neonatal intensive care units, a birthing center and complete pulmonary services.

Kaiser Permanente Riverside Medical Center

KPRiversideKaiser Permanente is recognized as one of America’s leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans. Founded in 1945, Kaiser Permanente's mission is to provide high quality, affordable health care services to improve the health of its members and the communities it serves.

As of 2015, Kaiser Permanente currently serves more than four million members in Southern California and approximately 430,000 throughout Riverside County.

Care for members and patients is focused on their total health and guided by their personal physicians, specialists and team of caregivers. Experts and caring medical teams are empowered and supported by industry-leading technology advances and tools for health promotion, disease prevention, state-of-the-art care delivery and world-class chronic disease management.

Kaiser Permanente opened its medical center in Riverside in 1989 and its hospital in Moreno Valley in 2008. Over 480 physicians care for members at nine medical facilities and at Kaiser Permanente’s Riverside Medical Center and Moreno Valley Medical Center. Riverside Medical Center is licensed for 226 beds. Moreno Valley Medical Center has 101 licensed beds.

St. Bernardine Medical Center

St. Bernardine Medical CenterDignity Health St. Bernardine Medical Center was founded in San Bernardino 1931 by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word. It has grown into a 427-bed not-for-profit health care facility with the latest technology and offers a full continuum of services, from family care to the most advanced heart surgery, treating an average of 79,000 individuals in the Emergency Department, delivering 2,100 babies and admitting more than 15,000 patients for treatment each year.

Facilities at the center include maternal/child health services, neurological care, oncology, orthopedic and rehabilitation services, and the Inland Empire Heart and Vascular Institute.

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Graduate Medical Education
2608 School of Medicine Education Building

Tel: (951) 827-7669

E-mail: medschool@ucr.edu

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