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Welcome from our Program Director

Thank you for your interest in Riverside Community Hospital Transitional Year Residency. Riverside Community Hospital is conveniently located in sunny Southern California in the Inland Empire just east of Los Angeles and Orange County.

Program Overview

  • 20 transitional year residents
  • Flexible curriculum with 5 blocks of electives
  • Orientation Dates: Last week in June
  • Start date: July 1
  • 118,000 ED visits per year
  • 500-bed referral center with a brand new tower built in 2017
  • Opportunity to work with faculty, residents, and students from UC Riverside School of Medicine
  • The only level 1 trauma center in Riverside County
  • Busiest STEMI receiving center in Riverside County
  • Joint commission certified thrombectomy capable stroke center

Mission statement


The Riverside Transitional Year Residency program’s mission is to develop the next generation of physicians and physician leaders. As a part of HCA Healthcare, we are driven by a single mission: Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.

This program is designed to offer residents a rewarding, educational environment where residents are provided individualized learning opportunities by faculty and staff who support and sustain one another throughout quality care delivery. Our faculty are committed to ensuring the residents' clinical experience and educational needs are fulfilled while expanding residents’ perspectives to be inclusive of cultures, values, and ideals.

Get to Know the Team

Sassan Ghassemzadeh, MD, Program Director


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Program overview

Values:

  1. We practice conscientious medicine in a diverse community.
  2. We advocate for those from low socioeconomic backgrounds.
  3. We value curiosity, educational drive, and confidence with humility.
  4. We encourage mentorship at all levels.
  5. We nurture the well-being of both ourselves and our colleagues.
  6. We learn to apply evidence-based medicine.
  7. We foster leadership and collaboration.
  8. We promote innovation in research and education.
  9. We are committed to physician integrity and accountability.

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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Conference schedule

Residents on IM or IM Subspecialty Rotation
Morning report Mon-Thurs: 8:15am - 9:00am
Noon conference Mon-Thurs: Noon - 1:00pm

Residents on FM wards or outpatient clinic
Academic half day on Wed: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Residents on EM or EM Subspecialty Rotation
EM conference on Thurs: 8:00am - 1:00pm

TY specific conference 3rd Friday of every block
Noon - 2:00pm followed by wellness activity

Neurology academic half-day
Every Tues: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

General surgery conference
Every Tues: 7:00am - 10:00am

Curriculum and rotation schedule

Residents on IM or IM Subspecialty Rotation
Morning report Mon-Thurs: 8:15am - 9:00am
Noon conference Mon-Thurs: Noon - 1:00pm

Residents on FM wards or outpatient clinic
Academic half day on Wed: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Residents on EM or EM Subspecialty Rotation
EM conference on Thurs: 8:00am - 1:00pm

TY specific conference 3rd Friday of every block
Noon - 2:00pm followed by wellness activity

Neurology academic half-day
Every Tues: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

General surgery conference
Every Tues: 7:00am - 10:00am

Salary & Benefits Information:

$56,930.00