San Jose Region

Regional Medical Center of San Jose


San Jose is the 10th largest city in the nation.  It sits in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, fifty minutes south of San Francisco.

San Jose Region

School Affiliations

  • KCU College of Osteopathic Medicine

Hospital Statistics

Regional Medical Center of San Jose

  • Total Beds - 264
  • Admissions - 16,000
  • ER Visits - 90,000
  • Outpatient Visits - 18,000
  • Births - 700
  • Inpatient Surgeries - 2,800
  • Outpatient Surgeries - 2,200
  • Trauma Center - Yes (Level II)
  • DOs on Staff - 39
  • MDs on Staff - 609

Third-Year Clerkships

  • Family Medicine (4 weeks) - Inpatient/Outpatient
  • Internal Medicine (8 weeks) - Inpatient/Outpatient
  • Ob/Gyn (4 weeks) - Inpatient/Outpatient
  • Pediatrics (4 weeks) - Outpatient
  • Psychiatry (4 weeks) - Outpatient
  • Surgery (8 weeks) - Inpatient/Outpatient

This site schedules clinical experiences in one month increments.

Third-Year Selectives

  • Anesthesiology
  • Cardiology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Gynecology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medicine/Pediatrics
  • Nephrology
  • Obstetrics
  • Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiation ONcology
  • Surgery

Fourth-Year Clerkships

  • Addiction Medicine
  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Cardiology
  • Critical Care
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Hem/Onc
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Medicine/Pediatrics
  • Nephrology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Otolaryngology
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Radiation ONcology
  • Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery

Residency Information

Resources & Benefits

  • Facility Resources: Students have access to computers, internet, lounge, medical records, phones and printers while on duty at the hospital
  • Meal Benefits: Not available at this time
  • Visiting Student Housing: Not available at this time

Duties & Opportunities

  • Student Duties: Students are required to participate in weekly rounds, night call and weekend rounds as assigned
  • Didactic Opportunities: Students are required to participate in didactics
  • OMT/OPP Opportunities: Students may participate in OMT/OPP skills development during some clerkships

Unique Site Characteristics            

  • Background check and drug screen required annually
  • BLS and ACLS certifications must be current
  • Global Track Students must communicate third-year clerkship obligations to site as soon as the Clerkship Match Process is finalized
  • Military Track Students must communicate third-year clerkship obligations to site as soon as the Clerkship Match Process is finalized
  • NBOME COMAT Subject Exams taken at a Prometric Testing Center (testing accommodations other than extra time may not be available)
  • Orientation is provided prior to the first clerkship
  • TB screening is required annually (two-step)
  • Travel may be required for third-year Clinical Skills Assessment (CSA)

Additions or changes to this site's information may occur at any time - information last updated 11/5/19

Contact Information

  • KCU Clinical Clerkship Coordinator: TBD
  • Site Contact: TBD
  • Director of Medical Education: Huy TT Nguyen, DO