Alameda Health System's Highland Hospital is a nationally recognized teaching hospital that has been training outstanding physicians since it opened in 1927. Education, teaching and training are integral parts of AHS, from our Mission Statement to our hospital floors, clinics, classrooms and exam rooms. Residents rotate at many institutions in the San Francisco Bay Area, to include UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco General Hospital, several Kaiser Permanente Medical Centers, Children’s Hospital Oakland (CHO), - UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, California Pacific Medical Center, John Muir Medical Center, and others.
Some of the teaching programs offer fellowships. Information about these opportunities is found within the program links below.
Our programs affiliated with the University of California San Francisco are:
Affiliated with University of the Pacific:
AHS's teaching programs draw applicants from all over the country for several reasons:
- Residents learn health care in one of the most diverse urban counties in the nation.
- Each Residency Program has an outstanding full-time Teaching and Research Faculty.
- As a public hospital with a busy Trauma Center and many clinics, AHS serves a mix of patients with complex medical and surgical issues.
- The high caliber and tremendous diversity of residents already in our programs attracts outstanding new physicians.
Bay Area communities benefit from having distinguished residency programs at Highland Hospital. A great many local physicians with practices in the surrounding areas were trained at Alameda Health System.