LAS VEGAS, NV. (March 25, 2019) – Sunrise Health Graduate Medical Education Consortium announced its 2019
class of Medical Residents during the annual Match Day.
The match included residents for existing and new graduate medical education
program, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation based at MountainView Hospital.
The announcement was made during the annual event called Match Day –
when graduating medical students learn where they will be spending the
next several years as residents. Matched residents filled in all open
positions within the following programs:
- Emergency Medicine
- Family Medicine
- General Surgery
- Internal Medicine
- Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
- Transitional Year (dual programs at MountainView and Southern Hills)
The talented group of 84 new residents will join the 154 current residents
based at MountainView and Southern Hills. Specifically this cycle, 63
new residents matched at MountainView and 21 new residents matched at
Southern Hills. The new residents will begin July 2019.
This year, Sunrise Health Graduate Medical Education Consortium’s
program received a significant amount of applications for a limited number
of positions. To list a few, the Internal Medicine residency program received
1,178 applications for 22 positions, Emergency Medicine received 781 for
eight positions, and Family Medicine received 1,115 for eight positions.
The 2019 Main Residency Match® was largest on record in the organization’s history[i] with a record-high 38,376 applicants, as reported by the National Resident
Matching Program®, which matches fourth-year medical students with
hospital and universities find the right “match” for their
“This year’s successful match results were possible due to
the dedication of our program directors and coordinators, faculty and
facility leadership in creating an optimal experience for potential residents,”
said Fran DeYoung, Division Director GME, HCA Far West Division. “Our
growing resident class helps carry out the high standard for the future
of our program, and each year we continue to emphasize our commitment
to excellence for our hospitals and communities.”
MountainView Hospital launched its Graduate Medical Education program in
2015 with the accreditation of its Internal Medicine Residency Program
from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).
Since that time, MountainView Hospital, Southern Hills Hospital and Sunrise
Hospital & Medical Center received approval from the ACGME to join
forces under the Sunrise Health Graduate Medical Education Consortium,
and continued to receive accreditation for General Surgery, Family Medicine,
OB-GYN, Transitional Year, Emergency Medicine, Anesthesiology, and Physical
Medicine and Rehabilitation.
ACGME is a private, non-profit organization that evaluates and accredits
graduate medical education (GME) programs. Residency is the final phase
of a long educational process, required for a physician to practice medicine,
and is most influential in determining where a physician eventually practices.
About Sunrise Health Graduate Medical Education Consortium:
The Sunrise Health Graduate Medical Education Consortium offers innovative
approaches to residency training in an extraordinary, collaborative environment.
Led by a world-class team of medical educators, our residents and medical
student clerkships receive the highest quality educational experience.
Founded in 2015, and ushering in its inaugural class in 2016, the Sunrise
Health Graduate Medical Education Consortium encompasses Internal Medicine,
Family Medicine, General Surgery, Emergency Medicine, OB-GYN, Transitional
Year and Anesthesiology.
The Sunrise Health Graduate Medical Education Consortium is a member of
the respected Sunrise Health System consisting of MountainView Hospital,
Southern Hills Hospital, Sunrise Hospital and Sunrise Children’s
Hospital, as well as several surgery, diagnostic imaging, urgent care
centers and outpatient physician clinics, offering a complete range of
specialized and technologically advanced services.
2880 N. Tenaya Way
Las Vegas, NV 89128