The aim of our residency program is to educate and train Family Medicine residents to become competent family physicians. While working in a primary care setting, our residents develop a commitment to compassionate, patient-centered care. This is in keeping with our organizational mission to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ.

    Quick Facts

    36
    Program residents
    30+
    Didactic sessions
    1:1
    Faculty to resident ratio

    Why Choose us for Family Medicine Residency 

    • We provide a high quality family medicine education that prepares you for independent practice in the community. 
    • Over the course of three years, you’ll receive ample, evidence-based clinical experience. 
    • We serve a diverse patient population and are committed to caring for the underserved.
    • You will benefit from working with dedicated, enthusiastic faculty and nursing staff. 
    • Diverse opportunities are available within the program, from local Rancho Family Medical Group clinics to international physician rotations. 
    Martha L. Melendez, MD Portrait
    Welcome to our program. I’m privileged to be a team member in an institution committed to providing high quality, full spectrum care to the community. Through family medicine, we provide a holistic approach to patient care and make a meaningful impact.

    In The News

    Outside photo of Murrieta hospital

    How We Began

    Our program was launched to address a primary care physician shortage in the community. Since day one, we have aimed to fill the need.
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