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Physician Education

Desert Care Network offers the following medical training and education programs for physicians.
Click here for more information on Desert Regional Medical Center’s Residency Programs

Family Medicine Residency

Desert Regional Medical Center and Desert Care Network Primary & Specialty Care are proud to offer a residency in Family Medicine approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

The Family Medicine residency program is a three-year program, accommodating a total of 30 residents. The program is designed to fully prepare residents for the independent practice of medicine with the goal of improving access to essential healthcare in the Coachella Valley and surrounding areas.

For more information on this program, contact the program coordinator at (760) 561-7327.
Click here to Schedule an Appointment at a Residency Clinic

Neurology and Neurosurgery Residencies

Physician residencies in neurology and neurosurgery are available at Desert Regional. Accredited by the American Osteopathic Association, the residency programs address a shortage of neurologists and neurosurgeons in the U.S.

Learn more about these residencies, or call for Neurology (760) 416-4960.
For Neurosurgery, call (760) 416-4568.

Emergency Medicine Residency

Desert Regional, home to the Coachella Valley’s only trauma center, sponsors a physician residency in emergency medicine that is accredited by the by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

Learn more about this residency, or call (760) 323-6830.

Internal Medicine Residency Program

Desert Regional sponsors a physician residency in internal medicine that is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

Learn more about this residency, or call (760) 992-7152.