Residency Programs

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital is the largest private teaching hospital on the California coast between Los Angeles and the Bay Area.

With Graduate Medical Education (GME) programs in surgery, radiology, and internal medicine, physicians in training care for diverse patient populations in both outpatient clinics and hospital settings.

Led by an experienced community of physicians, Cottage GME programs are marked by an environment of collegiality and teamwork. Collaboration among residents and faculty encourages a flexibility designed to meet the individual needs and interests of every resident. At Cottage, residents are treated with respect and encouraged to maintain a balanced life—enabling residents to reach their full potential as physicians.

Resident Research Symposium

The Research Symposium is designed to showcase the various projects, posters, and articles completed by residents in all programs. Brief podium presentations as well as poster displays are judged by independent clinicians and scientists. Scheduled for the spring of each year, the initial symposium in 2014 was a rousing success.