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Academics & Medical Research

Medical professional in lab.Kern Medical also offers extraordinary medical education for medical students, residents and fellows. We train more than 130 residents & fellows annually. Nearly 50% of our local physicians have trained at Kern Medical during their career.

Kern Medical is committed to training the best and brightest caregivers of the future not only the science of medicine, but also the art of empathy — to ensure world-class healthcare for generations to come.

Named Chairs of Kern Medical

Established through a philanthropic commitment, named chairs can provide an annual source of income to enable the holder to investigate new treatments or pioneer research to benefit patients at Kern Medical and beyond. In addition to developing innovative research, chairs are used to enhance education programs, promote collaboration and allow the holder to explore initiatives that may not otherwise be possible. Named chairs are a vital tool for attracting, retaining and rewarding the very best medical professionals. They’re also highly coveted and awarded to only the most talented, experienced and accomplished physicians and researchers.

Named Funds of Kern Medical

Endowment funds are vital to Kern Medical’s medical research, education and clinical care. A named endowment fund at Kern Medical is an excellent way to create a permanent legacy that honors the memory or achievements of an individual. Annual income earned by endowment directly supports current programs in many key specialties. An endowment gift is a significant investment in the future of medical science and the improved delivery of healthcare.

For more information on how you can support Academics at Kern Medical, please contact 661.321.7460.