A medical residency unlike any other

At MLK Community Healthcare we are looking for socially-conscious physicians interested in improving the health of one of the most medically-underserved communities in the nation.

Our goal is to train highly competent and compassionate physicians to practice internal medicine in a high-tech, high-touch, integrated health system that serves a diverse, medically-complex population. From diabetes and asthma, to heart, lung and kidney disease, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of the most challenging and prevalent conditions facing California and the nation.

Rigorous and innovative.


The MLKCH Internal Medicine Residency Program has a rigorous and innovative curriculum that puts strong emphasis on hands-on experience with patients and integrated care teams.

Review the curricula and rotation schedule.

Providing quality healthcare to South L.A. is an act of social justice.


We believe that everyone deserves the right to quality healthcare irrespective of their race/ethnicity or ability to pay.  Our mission is nothing less than to reinvent the way care is delivered in safety-net communities.

Learn more about our Mission Statement.

Teachers, mentors, friends.


Our faculty are drawn from the nation’s leading academic centers and are passionate advocates for the health and health equity of our community.

Meet your mentors.

A community that truly appreciates you.


South Los Angeles is an epicenter of health inequity, where decades of social and economic neglect have fostered some of the worst health outcomes in the nation. Be part of our mission to change that for the better.

Learn about South LA.

Superior compensation.


MLK Community Healthcare provides competitive compensation and a comprehensive package of benefits to our trainees, their spouse, and/or their dependents.

View our benefits package.

Providing quality healthcare to South L.A. is an act of social justice.


With oceans, mountains and world-beating culture and cuisine,  Los Angeles is an exciting place to live.

Learn about the LA lifestyle.

Our Mission

Bring high-quality, collaborative, compassionate care to the medically
underserved community of South Los Angeles


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