Following medical school, Dr. Rice did a rotating internship at Glendale Adventist Hospital and later moved to Guam with his family to serve at the Far Eastern Island Mission Clinic. A few years later, he took the call to start a clinic in Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia.
Dr. Rice went on to continue his medical training by completing a general surgery residency at White Memorial Medical Center in Los Angeles. He worked in private practice for several years and also served in numerous leadership positions, including president, vice president, director, and chief of staff. In 2008, he received the Helping Hands Award for community service from the Marshall Hospital Foundation in Placerville, California. He has been a recent participant on the board of directors of Placerville SDA Church, was a physician volunteer in the AMEN clinic last year, and is currently part of a prison ministry.
Beyond medicine, Dr. Rice and his wife, Shirley, own and manage the American River Cherry Company, which is a U-pick berry and cherry farm. They currently live in Placerville, California, and they have three children, Kim, Reginald Rice Jr. ’89, and Jill.