|Labor and Delivery||2 weeks|
|Head and Neck Surgery||2 weeks|
|Critical Care||4 weeks|
Kaiser Permanente Modesto Medical Center (MMC) is the 152-bed flagship hospital for Kaiser Permanente in the Central Valley. The Emergency Department has approximately 57,000 annual visits with 17.9% being pediatric visits. MMC is a regional stroke center and a regional STEMI center.
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland formerly known as Children’s Hospital Oakland, is a 191-bed teaching hospital. The hospital is a level 1 pediatric trauma center (1 of only 5 in California) with an average of 700 trauma patients per year. Children’s sees more than 45,00 emergency department visits per year.
Valley Children’s is the only pediatric hospital between Fresno and Sacramento and includes the catchment area for San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties. It is a 358-bed teaching hospital with over 100,000 pediatric visits annually. The hospital also hosts a pediatric residency program.
San Joaquin General (SJG) is a 196-bed county teaching hospital with Surgery, Internal Medicine and Family Medicine residency programs. It is an ACS-accredited Level III Trauma Center and accredited stroke center that has over 45000 annual Emergency Department visits. SJG is San Joaquin county’s only Trauma center serving a population of 700,000.
Doctors Medical Center is a 461-bed hospital with over 100,000 emergency department visit per year. Doctors is a level II trauma center and STEMI receiving center located near downtown Modesto.
Weekly Didactic Conferences
There are 4 hours of scheduled didactics and one hour of asynchronous learning expected each week. Curriculum will complete Rosen’s or Tintinalli’s twice over the span of the three years as a component of our integrated Emergency Foundations Curriculum.
Planned didactic conferences also include:
- Critical Care Conference Series
- Pediatric Conference Series
- Trauma Conference Series
- Morbidity and Mortality Conferences
- Monthly Simulation Conferences.
- Radiology, EKG, Visual Diagnosis Review
- Resident Case Conferences
- Oral Board Review Cases
- Patient Safety and Quality Improvement
Additional Educational Opportunities
- Residency Elective in Health Policy: This is an annual program for current Kaiser Permanente residents and fellows. Applications open in the spring for a fall course.
- Patient Safety Fellowship (non-ACGME): This is a one-year fellowship program, with up to two positions offered annually. Applications launch in late summer to early fall.
- Community Medicine Fellowship (non-ACGME): This is a 13-month fellowship program, with seven distinct fellowships offered in Community Health. Applications launch in late summer to early fall.