Program Information

Program #:
Family Medicine
Program Name:
OPTI-West/College Medical Center - Family Medicine Residency
Program Address:
2776 Pacific Ave
Long Beach, CA 90806-2613
(562) 997-2180
(562) 424-3287
Last Updated:
New Program - AOA Approved:
Program Status:
Dually Accredited AOA/ACGME Program:
Sponsoring Institution:
COM Affiliation:
Western University of Health and Science
OPTI Affiliation:
Program Director:
Jennifer Zweig, DO
Director of Medical Education:
Total Approved Positions:
Current Funded Positions:

Current Filled Positions

OGME-1: 5 OGME-2: 5 OGME-3: 5 OGME-4: 0 OGME-5: 0

Program Data

Residency Setting:


Residencies Offered in Other Specialties:

Internal Medicine; Dermatology; Traditional Internship

AOA/ACOFP Clinical Assessment Program (CAP) Participation:


Program Description:

Pacific Hospital of Long Beach has an integrated 36-month family practice training program. The first year is designated to satisfy requirements of the American Osteopathic Association. The major focus of this postgraduate medical education program is to train family physicians. The three-year curriculum meets both AOA and ACGME content guidelines. Our training program is committed to providing you supportive faculty, diverse pathology, and outpatient clinic opportunities. Our training programs also have a focus on the importance of the osteopathic philosophy and the concept of health and disease prevention/awareness. The ambulatory continuity experience requires clinic responsibilities for one-half day per week during the OGME-1 year and increasing to four half days as an OGME-2 and OGME-3. A major training component is in the ambulatory care preparing our graduates for managed care setting.

Institutional Data

Hospital Beds Size: 184 % of Occupied Beds: 62% Medical Staff D.O.'s: 24 Medical Staff M.D.'s: 76

Annual Data

Admissions: 6969 Births: 1057 ER Visits Per Year: 14195 Inpatient Surgeries: 1240 Outpatient Surgeries: 2248 Outpatient Procedures: 0

Average Annual On-Call Frequency

  Call Type Frequency Day Days
OGME-1 in-house 10 1 Fri, Sat or Sun
OGME-2 in-house 10 1 Fri, Sat or Sun
OGME-3 in-house 10 1 Fri, Sat or Sun

Average Number of Patients Seen per Half-Day

OGME-1: 5-8 OGME-2: 8-10 OGME-3: 8-10 OGME-4: 0 OGME-5: 0

Average Number of Half-Days per Week

OGME-1: .5 OGME-2: 4 OGME-3: 4 OGME-4: 0 OGME-5: 0

Total Number of Months Training

Obstetrics/Gynecology: 3 months Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine: 4 months Surgery: 4 months

Faculty to Resident Ratio during Patient Care Hours

Number of Faculty: 1 Number of Residents: 6

Number of Full-Time and Adjunct Teaching Faculty at Residency Program

Family Practice D.O. and M.D. Full Time: 10 Family Practice D.O. and M.D. Adjunct: 5 Other Specialty D.O. and M.D. Full Time: 54 Other Specialty D.O. and M.D. Adjunct: 31

Program Benefits

Health Insurance: Yes Life Insurance: Yes Liability Insurance: Yes Malpractice Insurance: Yes Housing Allowance: No Time Off for Conferences: Yes
Funds for Conferences: Yes Child Care Onsite: No Family Leave: Yes Medical Leave: Yes Maternity Leave: Yes Part-Time Share Residencies: No

Other Benefits

OGME-1 receive an additional $4,800 yearly stipend; OGME-2 and 3 receive $500 CME funds and an additional 15 days for CME conferences; all house staff receive Palm TREO with access to Epocrates

Salary and Vacations

  Salary Bonus Vacation
OGME-1 $36000.00 $0.00 15 days
OGME-2 $41500.00 $0.00 15 days
OGME-3 $44500.00 $0.00 15 days
OGME-4 $0.00 $0.00
OGME-5 $0.00 $0.00

Contact Information

Program Director:
Jennifer Zweig, DO
Program Director
2776 Pacific Ave
Long Beach, CA90806-2613
Phone: (562) 997-2364
Administrative Contact:
Derilyn Clark
Administrative Director
2776 Pacific Ave
Long Beach, CA90806-2613
Phone: (562) 997-2180