Kern Medical has been a community cornerstone since its founding in 1867. Today, they are an acute care teaching center with 222 beds, offering the only advanced trauma care between Fresno and Los Angeles.
Each year, more than 200 residents, fellows and medical students enroll in their UCLA-affiliated training programs, with residencies in internal medicine, surgery, family practice, emergency medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, and psychiatry. Many of the physicians trained at Kern Medical remain to practice in the community. They also promote the education of clinical pharmacists, nursing students, respiratory therapists, lab techs and allied health professionals.
Kern Medical offers a range of primary, specialty, and multi-specialty services including high-risk pregnancy care, inpatient psychiatric services integrated with county mental health programs, and a growing network of outpatient clinics providing personalized patient-centered wellness care.
They value innovation and continue to add new medical technologies, recruit outstanding physicians in new specialties, and strengthen their ties with UCLA.
As a topflight regional health care system caring for 15,500 inpatients and 125,000 clinic patients a year, Kern Medical is a leading voice for health, healing and wellness in the Central Valley