Kern Medical Center

The incredible benefits you have are a result of your colleagues working together to ensure that resident physicians can provide the highest quality care possible and improve their working conditions.
Join CIR now. We’re stronger together.

Your Benefits:

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Additional Benefits, including Student Loan Consultations.

Your Contract:

  • Salary increase of 15% over 3 years (8% in 2021, 4% in 2022, 3% in 2023)
  • Expanded out of title work protection language
  • Expanded educational fund:
    • Increased to $1,100/year
    • Up to $500 for a one-time computer purchase
    • Fellowship application fees now included
  • Uniform reimbursement allowance of $150/year
  • Expanded education benefit travel: 1 additional trip per year permitted if the resident is the first author or is presenting an abstract or poster exhibit at a national meeting.

Questions about your contract?
Contact: Miles Kelley | (323) 744-3411

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+ Mental Health Resources

+ Personal Information

  • Membership Form
  • Affidavit – If you cannot locate the marriage certificate or birth certificate(s), you can submit this affidavit in its place. The affidavit must be notarized.

+ Employee Assistance Program

The WorkLife Matters Employee Assistance Program offers services to help promote well-being and enhance the quality of life for you and your family. View details.

Connect to a counselor for free support services: 1-800-386-7055 (available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week).

Visit and login to “For Employees & Members” (password: wlm70101).

+ Disability

Disability means you are unable to work as a result of accidental bodily injuries, sickness or pregnancy that prevents you from performing your duties and are under the care of a legally licensed provider.

  • Short-Term Disability Claim Form
    • On the (8th) eighth day of a non-occupational disability, you quality for Short-Term Disability.
    • The maximum benefit payable is 70% of your weekly salary, up to $875 per week, for up to 26 weeks.
    • For complete guidelines, contact the Benefits Office if you are going on disability leave.
  • Long-Term Disability Claim Form
    • If your disability is longer than 26 continuous weeks, you may qualify for Long-Term Disability (LTD).
    • The LTD plan pays you $3500 per month.
  • Contact Rivetti Financial to continue your disability coverage without any medical screening.

+ Education

Participants are eligible for up to $3,000 in reimbursement per plan year (July 1-June 30) to cover expenses related to attend a U.S. patient safety event.

Regional Vice Presidents:

  • Monique Hedmann, Family Medicine
    Harbor UCLA Medical Center
  • Mahima Iyengar, Med/Peds
    Los Angeles County – USC Medical Center


  • Angelina Pratt, Obstetrics & Gynecology OBGYN
  • Colleen Reyes, Psychiatry
  • Angela Tseng, Emergency Medicine (alternate)
  • Rohini Bilagi, Internal Medicine (alternate)

Additional Benefits

Student Loan Consultations

Available from Rivetti Financial

Member Discount Program

CIR Members are entitled to a number of discounts on services. Learn more.

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