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  • Internal Medicine Residency Program


    Greetings and welcome to St. Joseph’s Medical Center Internal Medicine Residency Training Program. 

Internal Medicine Residency


Message from the Program Director

Welcome!  My name is Robert Protell MD, and I am the Program Director of the Dignity Health St Joseph’s Medical Center Internal Medicine Residency Training Program. Above all else, our goal is to provide our residents the highest quality training. Our mission is to train Internal Medicine specialists who will compassionately and competently provide quality care for the vibrant and culturally diverse community of San Joaquin County. In addition to the highest quality clinical education, residents will engage in research and scholarly work that builds on the medical knowledge vital for evidence-based clinical practices with a specific focus on improving healthcare.

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Vision, Mission, Goals and Objectives

Our vision is to become the medical institution of choice in Central California by delivering quality and compassionate healthcare to everyone in our community regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, immigration status, and/or disability. Our program offers an exceptional training environment that prepares residents to practice quality Internal Medicine and to become recognized leaders in patient care, patient advocacy, and patient-centered quality improvement initiatives.

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Residency Curriculum

We are a 3-year ACGME accredited Internal Medicine Training Program. Each year consists of 13 four week blocks.

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Training Sites

St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Stockton, CA is the main inpatient site. St. Joseph’s is the largest hospital in the Dignity Health network and the largest hospital in San Joaquin County. The hospital sees a diverse mix of patients.

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How To Apply

We invite you to consider St. Joseph's Medical Center located in Stockton, CA as you make your residency program selection.

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Program Leadership

Come see the leadership faculty we have put together.

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More Info

For more information please contact: 

Selina Lawrence
Internal Medicine Residency Coordinator
Internal Medicine Residency Program 
Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Medical Center of Stockton
2102 North California Street
Stockton, CA  95204
[email protected]