Medical Residency Programs

ARMC, formerly SBCMC, has provided graduate medical education for over seven decades. ARMC's residency programs emphasize a curriculum to ensure our graduates are well trained for the challenges in healthcare today. Faculty and residents work together so our patients' needs are met in the physical, psychological and preventative aspects of care.

ARMC is a comprehensive inpatient and outpatient health care facility. The medical center provides primary care, specialty care, trauma care and includes the only regional burn center in four counties. In 2014, ARMC cared for more than 130,000 patients in our ER, 250,000 patients in our Family Health Centers, and more than 25,000 admissions per year.

We Offer:

  • Office of Research and Grants
  • Health Science Library
  • Educational Stipend $850
  • Tax Deferred Compensation Account through VOYA Financial
  • Discounted meals in the cafe.
  • Family/parental leave without pay, but continued benefits.
  • Health benefits through Blue Cross or Kaiser
  • Disability insurance
  • Lab coats, scrubs
  • Call rooms

Graduate Medical Education Office

The Graduate Medical Education Office (GME Office) supports the administrative operations for medical residency programs at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center (ARMC). The GME Office operates under the direction of the DIO, Niren Raval, DO, and GME Office Manager, Teresa Smith, MBA. ARMC operates eight residency programs and three fellowships, which include over 170 residency positions. For questions related to a specific medical residency program, please choose from the links on this page. For questions regarding medical student rotation availability, please choose the Medical Student link from the Medical Professionals tab.

Verification of Residency

To request a verification of medical residency, please choose the appropriate program link to the right. The link will have the contact for that program. Please be advised it is our policy to only respond to written requests that include a Release of Information from the physician.

Resident Well-Being

ARMC’s medical residency programs are committed to ensuring that resident physicians take care of themselves both physically and mentally while receiving a world-class educational experience. ARMC provides access to well-being resources, both at the program and institutional levels. The GME office hosts six well-being activities per year as a part of our Resident and Faculty well-being series.

Past topics have included Meditation, Resilience/Burnout Prevention. Work-Life Balance, Women in Medicine, and other relevant topics.

In 2017. ARMC was selected to participate in the Alliance of Independent Academic Medical Center’s (AIAMC) National Initiative VI: Stimulating A Culture of Well-Being. As a participant of the initiative, ARMC is working on a two-year well-being project designed to improve well-being of our clinical care team.

Emergency Medical Services – ACGME Accredited

The ARMC EMS Fellowship is designed to provide emergency medicine physicians the opportunity to become board eligible for the sixth subspecialty in Emergency Medicine. Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is a medical subspecialty that involves prehospital emergency patient care, including initial patient stabilization, treatment, and transport to hospitals in specially equipped ambulances or helicopters.

For more information, please contact the fellowship coordinator, Kevin Lyons at 909-580-6153

Maternal-Fetal Medicine – ACGME Accredited

Fellows are trained in the clinical skills that are essential for prenatal diagnosis and for the care of higher risk obstetric patients and in research related to maternal-fetal medicine.

For more information, please contact the fellowship coordinator, Madeleine Collado at 909-580-3496.

Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine – ACGME Accredited

The Fellowship Program provides an intensive clinical exposure, an extensive didactic program, in which the Fellow is expected to actively participate, both as a student and a trainer, and an introduction to clinical research.

The program offers two positions per year and Fellows rotate through four teaching sites over the 36-month program

For more information, please contact the fellowship coordinator, Becky Rivera at (909) 580-6343.


Graduate Medical Education
GME Office Manager
Teresa Smith, MBA
909-580-6157

Designated Institutional Official
Niren Raval, DO
Director of Medical Education

ARMC participates in the National Resident Matching Program. The application for all programs can be accessed through the
Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

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