Resident training at Kaiser Permanente is aimed at the development of outstanding clinical, research, and leadership skills through clinical rotations and educational programs.
The first year of training is designed to give a resident the strong background in various specialties which they will need to practice clinical medicine. Residents will also work to develop the skills fundamental to the practice of emergency medicine.
The second year resident will continue to perfect the skills of physical diagnosis and stabilization of the critically ill patient in addition to polishing their procedural, leadership, interpersonal and communication skills.
The third year will be spent developing expertise in clinical skills and improving on supervisory and administrative skills.