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Internal Medicine Program Overview

Internal Medicine Residency Program at UCR School of Medicine and St. Bernardine Medical Center

The Internal Medicine Residency program at the University of California, Riverside School of Medicine is a three-year program with strong clinical and didactic training accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.

The program is primarily based at St. Bernardine Medical Center in San Bernardino, California and provides comprehensive outpatient and strong inpatient experiences under the guidance of experienced mentors.

The mission of the program is to train physicians to be strong and compassionate physicians to deliver the highest level of care to all patients and especially to the underserved populations.

Transition of the UCR SOM-Sponsored IM Residency

The UCR School of Medicine-sponsored internal medicine residency program is transitioning from Riverside University Health System (RUHS) to St. Bernardine Medical Center in San Bernardino.

All UCR-sponsored residents at RUHS will complete their training by June 30, 2023. Beginning in July 2021, new interns joining the UCR-sponsored program will be located at St. Bernardine Medical Center.


Salary & Benefits

House staff are employees of the University of California, Riverside. Information about salaries and benefits can be found on our main GME page. General questions about benefits may be directed to our Human Resources team via email at human.resources@medsch.ucr.edu.


Application Information

The program participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) and accepts applications only through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). We require a copy of your MSPE (Dean's letter), three letters of recommendation, medical school transcripts and copies of USMLE scores (or COMLEX.)