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Kern Medical Commemorates the Hospital’s Transition to the Kern County Hospital Authority on June 13, 2016

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What: The Kern County Board of Supervisors will hold its final meeting at Kern Medical on June 13, 2016, recognizing the transition of Kern Medical to the Kern County Hospital Authority. Kern Medical’s transition to the Hospital Authority will officially occur on July 1, 2016, enabling the hospital to better serve patients in the community as a safety net provider, an academic training center, and a leader in trauma and specialty services.

Following the Board of Supervisors meeting, Kern Medical will hold a ceremony with opening remarks from CEO Russell Judd, a commemorative video about the hospital and refreshments. The public is welcome to attend.

When: June 13, 2016

10:45 a.m. PT

Where: Courtyard at Kern Medical

1700 Mt Vernon Ave. Bakersfield, CA 93306

Who: Kern Medical, Kern County Board of Supervisors and the general public.


Carrie Weiss
(925) 790-2718

About Kern Medical:
Kern Medical trains over 200 residents, fellows, and medical students each year in eight graduate medical education programs as the area’s only teaching hospital.  The medical center is affiliated with the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine and in addition to serving as the community’s only trauma center, provides all members of the community access to basic and specialty care through a network of clinics and physicians. Kern Medical operates outpatient clinics at its main hospital campus as well as on Columbus Street, Truxtun Avenue, and Stockdale Highway.