March 28, 2023
Riverside, CA – Riverside Community Hospital’s Graduate Medical Education program (GME) proudly announced another successful match of 85 new residents and 3 fellows for the incoming 2023-2024 class. Riverside Community Hospital will welcome its new residents on July 1, 2023.
The match included residents for nine Graduate Medical Education programs: Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Neurology, General Surgery, Anesthesiology, Radiology and, Obstetrics-Gynecology and Transitional Year, along with a Cardiology fellowship. Riverside Community Hospital, a part of HCA Healthcare, is just one of several comprehensive graduate medical education programs in the country but it is the largest residency program in HCA nationwide.
This year, Riverside Community Hospital had a record number of applicants – an astounding 6,938 for all residency programs combined. “This massive interest in our programs is a reflection of the advanced work and services Riverside Community Hospital is offering to the region,” said Jason An, MD, FACEP, Designated Institutional Official GME, Riverside Community Hospital. “Combining advanced services with a diverse population to generate the physicians of tomorrow is addressing the need for healthcare providers in our region. Our goal is, once residents complete their graduate medical education, they remain in our community to serve and practice.”
According to the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS,) 49,673 physicians applied to programs in the United States. This means almost 14% of all applicants applied to the programs at Riverside Community Hospital.
“I am not surprised by the huge interest in our hospital,” said Adam Rudd, chief executive officer, Riverside Community Hospital. “Our facility is providing services found nowhere else in Southern California and keeping patients local to not have to leave the region to receive world-class care. This attracts the physician talent we need in the Inland Empire.”