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Dr. Afshan Baraghoush, director, UC Irvine Department of Medicine Internal Medicine Residency Program

Our goal for the Internal Medicine Residency Program is to educate outstanding internists.

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Department of Medicine Residency Program

UC Irvine's Department of Medicine sponsors fully accredited Internal Medicine residency training in both categorical and preliminary medicine. We also offer a full range of fellowship training across all the medicine subspecialties. All our programs are fully accredited for the maximum period allowed.

Training takes place at UC Irvine Medical Center in Orange, the VA Long Beach Healthcare System and Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. Residents also work at a number of community-based teaching sites.

Our residency program is notable for:

  • Comprehensive and innovative programs that expose residents to extraordinarily diverse patients and clinical environments
  • Evaluation processes that have been cited for their outstanding quality by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)
  • Passing rates that exceed the national average for ABIM board exams
  • A wide range of opportunities to participate in the university's academic activities, including broad-based basic science research, clinical research and health policy research

Please see our applicant resources page to learn more about how you can join our program.