Welcome from our Program Director

Welcome to the Riverside Community Hospital Radiology Residency Program! On behalf of the Department of Radiology, I am excited to introduce you to our outstanding southern California program.

About our program

The Riverside Community Hospital four-year radiology residency is a training program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). The residency program combines the best of the academic medical center’s subspecialty teaching with the supportive and friendly environment of a community hospital.

Our four-year program has 4 residents at each training level, for a total complement of 16 residents. All of our radiology faculty are fellowship trained and demonstrate strong academic track records. As a relatively young group of radiologists, we are eager to teach and are familiar with the recent revolution in radiology residency training, including the new board exam and curriculum. Our goal is to produce strong general radiologists with exposure to the many subspecialties that radiology has to offer.

Get to Know the Team

Charles Stout, MD PhD Program Director


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Charles Stout

Curriculum & Rotation Schedule

Our expertly crafted programs are designed to provide resident physicians with all the experiences and training necessary for professional success.

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Salary & Benefits

Year Salary On-Call Meals Total
PGY2 $58,677 $950 $59,627
PGY3 $61,194 $950 $62,144
PGY4 $63,461 $950 $64,411

  Health Benefits:

  • Medical
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Dental & Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Coverage

Finance-related Benefits:

  • HCA 401(k) Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Financial Fitness

Life-related Benefits:

  • Employee Wellbeing Program
  • Time Away From Work
  • CorePlus Voluntary Benefits (i.e. LifeLock Identity Theft Protection, Legal Benefits, Short-Term Disability, Voluntary Life Insurance, Auto & Home Insurance, Pet Insurance)
  • Other Voluntary Benefits (i.e. AirMed Medical Transport, Adoption Assistance, Bright Horizons Family Solutions, Consumer Discounts)
We have received our 10 year-continued accreditation on September 18th, 2013.
The Program Director reviews all the applications to our program and evaluates the applicants’ overall skills and professional achievements; a decision to invite a candidate for an interview is based on several factors, not only the medical school graduation year.
We currently only accept J-1 Visa applicants.
Not at the moment of your application. We do request that you submit an ECFMG Status Report with your ERAS common application.
The Program Director, Associate Program Director and other faculty review all the applications to our program and evaluate the applicant's overall skills and professional achievements; a decision to invite a candidate for an interview is based on several factors, not only USMLE scores.
Research is a major portion of our Internal Medicine residency training program. Our residents are active participants of regional and national events that foster research and scholarly activities. Our faculty members work very closely with residents to encourage publications and research according to the residents’ area of interest. Our residents receive an annual stipend to participate in activities that promote research and scholarly activity and are required to complete one research project at the time of graduation. A minimum of one Quality Improvement Project is expected from residents graduating from the program. The program also organizes a research week during the month of September to promote and acknowledge the research results within the Internal Medicine Residency Training Program.
We are located in central Aventura. The Aventura mall which is the third largest in the United States is 5 minutes from the hospital. The Gulfstream shopping and restaurant plaza is 3 minutes from the hospital. There are numerous multicultural cuisines within a 10 minute radius of the hospital. Both North Miami and South Beach are about 15-20 minutes from the hospital. There is always something to do in Miami.
Yes, $2,500 annually.
We currently offer Pulmonary Disease, Pulmonary Critical Care, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Cardiology, Hospice and Palliative Care.

Osman Perez, DO graduated in 2018 and is currently a Pulmonary Critical Care Fellow at Tulane University.

Romina Bromberg, MD graduated in 2018 and is currently an Infectious Disease Fellow at UCONN.

Kairavee Dave, MD graduated in 2017 and is currently a Gastroenterology Fellow at Aventura Hospital.

Binna Chokshi, MD graduated in 2018 and is currently a Cardiology Fellow at UNLV.

The remainder of our graduates are practicing as hospitalists in other states.

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