What is the Residency Match?

All DO and MD graduates utilize the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) to begin the process of matching into a residency specialty of their choice.  The National Residency Match Program (NRMP) match occurs in March each year for senior medical students to attempt to be accepted for their preferred residency and location.  Residencies may be located at academic medical centers, community hospitals, military facilities, VA hospitals, or  Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) serving the rural and/or underserved areas.  All soon to be  graduates (DO and MD) compete for these positions at ACGME approved residency programs.Main Residency Match Data and Reports can be found on the The Match, National Residency Matching Program website. Visit www.nrmp.org/main-residency-match-data for the full reports.


Central Valley Residency Program Development

There is rapid growth in undergraduate medical education in order to meet the needs of a changing demographic. This has resulted in the need to develop additional residency training positions across the country. Relative to the number of graduating medical students, there is a growing concern that the number of increases in post-graduate (residency) training programs are not keeping pace. CHSU is dedicated to working with existing facilities and new clinical settings to start or increase the number of residency positions in and around the Central Valley.  We know that our area has a significant shortage of providers.  We also know that a large percentage of residents stay within 50-100 miles of where they complete their residency to practice.  Our mission specifically outlines our desire to increase healthcare access by educating new physicians, increasing opportunities for residency in our area, thereby significantly increasing the number of physicians in the Central Valley to create better health access to our communities.

We are working with a number of hospitals, hospital systems, and clinics in our area to help encourage them to choose to add graduate medical education opportunities here in the Central Valley and provide them with resources to help make the resident experience exceptional.  Many of our local and surrounding facilities understand the importance of graduate medical education and are taking steps to add GME positions to provide excellent training to the many new graduates beginning in 2024.


Local Residencies Available to CHSU-COM Graduates

InstitutionsCitiesResidency ProgramsPGY-1 SpotsDirector
Adventist HealthHanfordHanford Family Medicine6Dr. Neria
Adventist HealthTulareFamily MedicineDr. Greco
Clinica Sierra VistaBakersfieldFamily Medicine8Dr. Stewart
Dignity, Mercy Medical CenterMercedFamily Medicine8Dr. Paik-Tesch
Dignity, St. Joseph’s Medical CenterStocktonFamily Medicine6Dr. Porter
Dignity, St. Joseph’s Medical CenterStocktonEmergency Medicine9Dr. Oakes
Dignity, St. Joseph’s Medical CenterStocktonInternal Medicine10Dr. Protell
Dignity, St. Joseph’s Medical CenterStocktonTransitional Year10Dr. Wood
Kaiser PermanenteModestoEmergency Medicine8Dr. Helwick
Kaweah DeltaVisaliaAnesthesiology4Dr. Tang
Kaweah DeltaVisaliaEmergency Medicine13Dr. Herman
Kaweah DeltaVisaliaFamily Medicine7Dr. Gutierrez
Kaweah DeltaVisaliaPsychiatry6Dr. Bagga
Kaweah DeltaVisaliaGeneral Surgery5Dr. Cassaro
Kaweah DeltaVisaliaTransitional Year12Dr. Stanley
Kern Medical CenterBakersfieldEmergency Medicine28Dr. Keller
Kern Medical CenterBakersfieldObstetrics and Gynecology4Dr. Garcia
Kern Medical CenterBakersfieldInternal Medicine10Dr. Ragland
Kern Medical CenterBakersfieldPsychiatry6Dr. Abdijadid
Natividad Medical Center ProgramSalinasFamily MedicineDr. Nothnagle
Saint Agnes Medical CenterFresnoFamily Medicine8Dr. Hayat
Saint Agnes Medical CenterFresnoInternal Medicine16Dr. Dhingra
Saint Agnes Medical CenterFresnoEmergency Medicine8Dr. Keller
Saint Agnes Medical CenterFresnoTransitional Year12Dr VanPutten
San Joaquin GeneralFrench CampInternal Medicine11Dr. Jung
San Joaquin GeneralFrench CampSurgery6Dr. Cason
San Joaquin GeneralFrench CampFamily Medicine8Dr. Parsa
Sierra ViewPortervilleInternal Medicine Categorical12
Sierra ViewPortervilleInternal Medicine Preliminary4
UCSF FresnoFresnoOB/GYN4Dr. Downer
UCSF FresnoFresnoInternal Medicine23Dr. Tringali
UCSF FresnoFresnoEmergency Medicine12Dr. Armenian
UCSF FresnoFresnoFamily Medicine12Dr. Venturina
UCSF FresnoFresnoOrthopaedic Surgery4Dr. Martirosian
UCSF FresnoFresnoPediatrics6Dr. Foster
UCSF FresnoFresnoPsychiatry6Dr. Campbell
UCSF FresnoFresnoSurgery4Dr. Davis
Valley Children’s HospitalMaderaPediatrics13Dr. Yeung
Valley Consortium for Medical EducationModestoFamily Medicine12Dr. Kearns
Valley Consortium for Medical EducationModestoOrthopaedic Surgery3Dr. Trzeciak
Valley Health TeamFresnoFamily Medicine4Dr. Herrera-Mata

CHSU-COM Match Rates

The CHSU-COM will publish their GME match results when available after their inaugural class of osteopathic medical students participate in the residency matches during the 2023-24 academic year (AY).