Residency Program

All of our residency programs accept applications via the AAMC’s Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).  All residency applications must include
the following documents:

  • MyERAS application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Statement
  • Medical School Transcript
  • Medical School Performance Evaluation (MSPE)
  • USMLE/COMLEX Transcript, Step 1 and 2 (when available)
  • Three letters of recommendation* – one of which should be from specialty in which you are applying
    – Emergency Medicine applicants must submit at least one Standardized Letter of Evaluation (SLOE) as part of your letters of recommendation
    – Internal Medicine [categorical] applicants must submit one letter of recommendation from either the Chair of the Department or Medicine Clerkship Director plus two additional letters of recommendation

*If you are applying for a PGY2 position, a letter from your PGY1 program director is required.

Our interview timeframe is typically from October – January, but varies by program.  Please visit your program of interest’s page for application deadline.

In addition to the required documents listed above, International Medical Graduates must also submit an ECFMG (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates) certificate and the California Medical Board Postgraduate Training Authorization Letter (PTAL).  The ECFMG certificate is required at the time of application.  A current PTAL is required at the time of application for those applicants who have graduated prior to applying.  Applicants still in medical school must submit receipt of their PTAL application.

Visa Policy:
Visas (which include, Temporary TN work status, temporary H-1B and J-1) can only be sponsored for hard to fill positions. However, our training programs are extremely competitive and do not meet the hard to fill criteria.

Fellowship Program

All fellowship applications must include the following documents:

  • Specified application form
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Statement
  • Medical School Transcript
  • Medical School Performance Evaluation (MSPE)
  • USMLE/COMLEX Transcript, Step 1 , 2 and 3
  • Medical License
  • Letter of recommendation from residency program director
  • Two additional letters of recommendation

Applicants interested in the following:

  • Allergy
  • Cardiology
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Electrophysiology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Geriatrics
  • Hospice and Palliative Care
  • Nephrology
  • Sports Medicine*

* For Sports Medicine, as an adjunct to your ERAS application, please print the document(Code of Ethics for the Match) and submit directly to the programs you are applying to.  Please submit the Code of Ethics in place of your 4th letter of recommendation, or email it directly to Socal.Residency@kp.org

Must apply and submit documents via the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

Applicants interested in:

Applicants interested in:

  • Ortho Sports Medicine

Must complete application and submission of documents via the SF Match.

*** Please visit your program of interest’s page for application deadline.

Visas (which include, Temporary TN work status, temporary H-1B and J-1) can only be sponsored for hard to fill positions. However, our training programs are extremely competitive and do not meet the hard to fill criteria.

External Resident Rotation

If you’re in a residency program in the United States and want to see what Kaiser Permanente Southern California is really like behind the scenes, why not apply for a clinical rotation with us? You’ll find a wide variety of clerkships and electives at many Kaiser Permanente Medical Centers near you.

Application Process:
The rotation application and supporting documents for clinical rotations should be received by the Physician Education department at least 30 days before the desired rotation date.  Once a rotation date is approved and granted, all required compliance training modules and attestation forms should be submitted to the Physician Education department prior to the start of the rotation. Rotations may not start on a holiday or weekend if resident has not registered at the Physician Education Department.

Documents required of rotating Residents/Affiliates:

  • Current Kaiser Permanente Rotation Application* (within 1 yr)
  • Current CV or copy of ERAS application
  • Letter of Agreement or Good Standing from Medical School Dean/Program Director stipulating malpractice and liability insurance*
  • CA State Medical License-Required of American Medical Graduates after 2nd year of residency, International Medical Graduates after 3rd year of residency
  • DEA Certificate- Required of American Medical Graduates at the start of 3rd year of residency,  International Medical Graduates at the start of 4th year of residency
  • Current  BLS or ACLS Certification
  • State Issued Photo ID
  • Current Health Screening w/proof of PPD/MMVR (within 1yr)

*This document is not required of students/residents from Kaiser Permanente, Southern California affiliate learning institutions for core curriculum and clerkship rotations. Affiliate learning institutions with a current Memo of Understanding (MOU) or contract for clinical education can submit a list of residents approved for clinical rotation in lieu of each student submitting a rotation application and Letter of Agreement/Good Standing.  Residents applying for elective rotations apart from the learning institution must submit all of the above documents.

**These are minimum document requirements, please inquire with specific location contact for additional location requirement(s).

The institution’s list of rotating students should be submitted at least three weeks before the rotation and include:

  • signature of the Clerkship Director/faculty member,
  • the requested dates and duration of rotation,
  • a statement regarding the institutions responsibility for malpractice and liability coverage.

Before the Start of the Rotation
After residents/affiliates are approved for a clinical rotation, each rotator will be required to complete/submit the following documents before the start of the rotation. It is recommended that these documents be completed on-line before the orientation or rotation begins:

  • Kaiser Permanente Compliance, HIPAA Training and Course Completion Form
  • Current Health Screening w/proof of PPD & MMVR (within 1 yr)
  • Confidentially Agreement
  • Child Abuse Reporting Form
  • Elder Abuse Form
  • Alcohol and Drug Policy
  • EMTALA guidelines Form
  • Acknowledgement & Attestation Form
  • Guidelines for Universal Safety Precautions
  • Rotator Information Sheet
  • Copy of State Issued ID
  • State License (if applicable)
  • DEA Certificate (if applicable)
  • Copy of current BLS or ACLS certificate

Forms

Orientation
All clinical rotators are required to check-in at Kaiser Permanente Physician/ Staff Education Department on the first and last day of the rotation. The first day of the rotation will include an orientation. The Physician Education department coordinator will make a copy of the state issued photo ID, collect any required documents including proof of health screening, and ensure the student has completed the Kaiser Permanente Compliance documents and training. Once this process is complete the rotator will be given a badge with access to the hospital campus and parking facilities.

Sign-In Procedure
All resident/affiliate rotators are required to submit a rotation schedule.  The schedule must be signed by the resident/affiliate rotator and the physician preceptor at the conclusion of the rotation.

Conclusion of the Rotation
All rotators must check out of the rotation at its conclusion and return all Kaiser Permanente property, clothing, and badges.

Click here to take the Resident Rotation Survey

An exit evaluation form may be requested of each rotator.

For a list of rotations offered by location and contact information, please view the table below:

LocationRotations AvailableContact

Baldwin Park Medical Center

  • Family Medicine
  • Orthopedics
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Anesthesiology

For more information, please use the form below.

Office: (626) 851-5071
Fax:(626)-851-5956

1011 Baldwin Park Blvd.
Floor Basement
Baldwin Park, CA  91706

Downey Medical Center

Affiliate programs only

For more information, please use the form below.

Office:(562) 657-3065
Fax: (562) 657-3047

Los Angeles Medical Center

  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Allergy/Immunology
  • Cardiology
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Gastroenterology
  • Geriatrics
  • Nephrology
  • Sports Medicine

For more information, please the form below.
Michael Bond
(323) 783-7076

South Bay Medical Center

Affiliate programs only

For more information, please use the form below.

Dennishia Harang
Office: (310) 517-2793
Fax: (310) 517-3096

West Los Angeles

Affiliate programs only

For more information, please use the form below.

Dennishia Harang
Office: (323) 648-1275

Goldsmith Scholarship

The Oliver Goldsmith, MD Scholarship for the Promotion and Advancement of Culturally Responsive Care honors second- or third-year medical/osteopathic students who have demonstrated commitment to the advancement of culturally responsive care (CRC) through community service, clinical volunteering, or research. Each awardee will receive $5,000 toward his or her education, participate in a mentoring program with a KP clinician and complete a four-to-six week clinical rotation at a KP facility.

Please read scholarship criteria and instructions for more information on the Goldsmith Scholarship.

Or,

Click Here to Apply online

Fontana Medical Center

Rotations Available

4th year Medical Student Rotations Available:

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Inpatient Wards
    ICU
    Pulmonary
    Endocrinology
    Rheumatology
  • Family Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Psychiatry

3rd Year Medical Student Rotations Available:

  • Ambulatory Internal Medicine
  • Family Medicine

Application Information

4th year Psychiatry rotation request can be submitted to: Carmel.M.Martinez@kp.org

Audition Rotation* request for 2017-2018 must include the following:

  • Transcripts
  • Step scores
  • Letter of intent

*Effective July 1, 2017 all audition rotation schedules will be finalized.

Internal Medicine rotations must be completed via VSAS.

All other 4th year and 3rd year rotations must complete the following Medical Student Application-Fontana(PDF) and submit using the form to the right.

Other required documents:

StudentCompliancePacket

International Students*

Students enrolled in a Canadian or international medical school, should apply through UCLA.

www.medstudent.ucla.edu/visitingstudents

Contact and Submission

4th Year Psychiatry – Carmel Martinez, (909)427-5603

4th Year Internal Medicine & IM Subs – Maggie Fasbender, (909)427-2608

3rd Year and All other 4th Year – Lacie Morales (909)427-6916 or email: Lacie.X.Morales@kp.org

Fax or email the application using the form provided below

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Los Angeles Medical Center

Rotations Available

  • Cardiology
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Dermatology
  • Family Medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • Geriatrics
  • Gynecology-Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Radiology
  • LGBT Care
  • Medical Consultation
  • Medical Intensive Care Unit
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Pediatrics
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Surgery
  • Urology

Application Information

Application must be completed via VSAS.

VSAS Catalog will be visible 12/21/16
VSAS open to accept applications 2/3/2017
VSAS review starts 3/1/2017

2017-2018 VSAS DATES WILL NOT BE FLEXIBLE BETWEEN JULY – FEB

VSAS Requirements include:

Immunization requirements:

  • Proof of 2 current PPD (1 should be administered within 1 year of the requested rotation END date)
  • Chest x-rays (if you have had a positive TB test), if needed are acceptable if no more than 1 years old
  • MMRs- Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, and Hepatitis Titers
  • Proof of current Flu Vaccine (during Flu Season)

Application Requirements:

  • Copy of Official Board Scores (USMLE or COMLEX): Please upload this as a Supplemental Document (This is required for all rotations)
    *USMLE is preferred
  •  Pediatrics, Dermatology and Gyn/Onc Requires to see USMLE scores to be eligible
    Official Transcripts: Uploaded by your Medical School
  • Letter of good standing
  • Statement of Intent: Required only if you are applying for a rotation in Dermatology, Gastroenterology, Gyn/Onc, Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Surgery, Urology, and/or Radiation Oncology (Please write two to three paragraphs expressing your interests in the specific elective you are applying for.)
  • Malpractice/Insurance: A minimum of 1,000,000 per occurrence and 3,000,000 annual aggregate required. This information will be provided by your school

International Students*
Students enrolled in a Canadian or international medical school, should apply through UCLA.

www.medstudent.ucla.edu/visitingstudents

*USMLE board scores and medical school transcripts are required at this location only.

 

 

 

Contact and Submission

For more information please call:
(323)783-7836
Fax (866) 455-3867
or contact: Tiffany Johnson using the form below

 

Los Angeles Medical Center

4733 Sunset Blvd. 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA  90027

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Orange County Medical Center

Rotations Available

Family Medicine

Please complete the following application and submit with the required documents:

Clerkship Application FM- Orange County 

Fellows interested in rotations please contact: Megan A. Elliott at (562) 657-3065.

All other inquiries please contact: Megan.A.Elliott@kp.org.

 

Application Information

International Students*
Students enrolled in a Canadian or international medical school, should apply through UCLA.

www.medstudent.ucla.edu/visitingstudents

Contact and Submission

Medical Student Coordinator
(562) 657-3065
Fax (866)609-6554

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Riverside Medical Center

Rotations Available

Family Medicine

Application Information

Application must be completed via VSAS.

International Students*
Students enrolled in a Canadian or international medical school, should apply through UCLA.

www.medstudent.ucla.edu/visitingstudents

Contact and Submission

Holly Miller
Riverside Medical Center
10800 Magnolia Ave.
Riverside, CA 92505
(951) 602-4055
Fax (866) 518-3439

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San Diego Medical Center

Rotations Available

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine

Application Information

Application must be completed via VSAS.

International Students*
Students enrolled in a Canadian or international medical school, should apply through UCLA.

www.medstudent.ucla.edu/visitingstudents

Contact and Submission

For Family Medicine contact:
Kelly Koble
email: Kelly.Koble@kp.org

For Emergency Medicine contact:
Kito Bryant
email: Kito.K.Bryant@kp.org

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Woodland Hills Medical Center

Rotations Available

  • Community Medicine
  • Family Medicine

Application Information

Application must be completed via VSAS.

International Students*
Students enrolled in a Canadian or international medical school, should apply through UCLA.

www.medstudent.ucla.edu/visitingstudents

Contact and Submission

Andrea Cardenas
5601 De Soto Ave.
North building, 3rd Fl.
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
(818) 719-4828
Fax (818) 719-3344

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