Introduction: Arrowhead Regional Medical Center (ARMC) is a 456-bed teaching hospital located in Colton California. Out of the 456 beds, 90 beds are behavioral health and 366 are inpatient hospital beds. ARMC is a comprehensive inpatient and outpatient health care facility providing multitude of care including: primary care, specialty care, trauma care and houses the only burn center for four counties. Moreover, ARMC has 9 residency programs which are accredited by ACGME and AOA, both are known entities in graduate medical education. Furthermore, Arrowhead Regional Medical Center’s Ambulatory department operates over 40 specialty clinics and 4 family health clinics. Three of the family health clinics are off site located in Fontana, Rialto and San Bernardino. ARMC covers about 98% of Medi-Cal patients through the coverage plan of IEHP and Molina.
Mission: To provide quality health care to the community.
Vision: To improve the health of the community by being the provider of choice for health care delivery and education
Reflection of my practicum experience:
I interviewed for the internship position beginning of June 2015 with Dr. Johnson Gill, the Associate Hospital Administrator. As I walked into this office, he greeted me with a smile and had a very friendly demeanor. The interview process was not a typical one where the interviewer asks the questions and the interviewee answers. In this case, Dr. Gill and I were having an open candid discussion about healthcare in