Why consider Internal Medicine Residency at CHS
Our mission is to assist each resident in becoming the practicing physician he/she aspires to be, while maintaining a balanced approach to life. There is an incredible degree of flexibility and personalization built into each resident's training, in order to best serve one's professional goals.

Being intensely involved in the process of medical reasoning and the art of clinical decision making presents daily challenges and gratifications.

Our staff teaches because they truly love to do so.

Our environment is one of collegiality and teamwork, engendering incredible opportunities for learning. Due to the hospital's superb computer systems and outstanding ancillary services, one's educational time and energy are utilized in a highly efficient manner. We honor each resident's idealism and spirit, rather than draining those traits.

Santa Barbara is an outstanding place to live and to practice.

Our graduates are successful, both on the ABIM exam and in practice. Those who have decided to pursue subspecialty training consistently have secured quality fellowships of their choosing.


For more information about the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, please contact:

     Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital

     Medical Education Office

     PO Box 689

     Santa Barbara  CA  93102-0689


Phone: (805) 569-7315

Fax: (805) 569-8358

E-mail: pkeay@sbch.org