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Residency Program

What is a Family Medicine Residency Program?

As one of the few teaching hospitals in the valley, the Dignity Health Family Medicine Residency at Northridge (affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA) and has educated family physicians for more than three decades. The 24 resident physicians at Northridge Hospital spend three years training under board-certified family physicians who hold teaching appointments at UCLA and are members of the UCLA faculty. The Residency Program has graduated over 200 family physicians – many of whom stay to serve this community.

What is a Resident Physician?

After earning a medical degree, a physician begins residency. Resident physicians are doctors who are completing their training in a particular specialty. Our resident physicians are furthering their education at Northridge Hospital, which offers a three-year Family Medicine Residency to qualified physicians.

What is an Attending Physician?

An attending physician is in charge of the patient’s overall care and treatment in the office and hospital. This physician has completed residency and practices in family medicine or internal medicine. An attending physician offers supervision to residents and medical students and attends to your healthcare while in Northridge Hospital.

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