FAQ - Campus Transformation

Q: What is the Loma Linda University Medical Center Campus Transformation Project?

A: The Campus Transformation Project consists of the construction of new patient care towers in order to comply with California State seismic safety laws and to expand Loma Linda University Medical Center’s innovative and modern healthcare practices.

Q: Why is this project necessary?

A: The Loma Linda University Medical Center Campus Transformation Project is necessary for compliance with the Alfred E. Alquist Hospital Facilities Seismic Safety Act of 1983, and the deadlines specified in Senate Bill 1953.

Q: What is Alfred E. Alquist Hospital Facilities Seismic Safety Act of 1983?

A: The Alquist Act establishes a seismic safety building standards program for hospitals built on or after March 7, 1973. The Alquist Act emphasizes that essential facilities, such as hospitals, should remain operational after an earthquake.

Q: What will happen to the Hospital during Construction?

A: Loma Linda University Medical Center will continue its medical services without interruption. The Campus Transformation Project has been carefully planned to ensure that the hospital can continue to operate.

Q: How will this construction effort affect the neighboring community?

A: There will be delays and road closures associated with the Campus Transformation Project. The Project Team will actively work to let the public know of these closures and delays before hand. Please check the News and Events page for notices concerning any upcoming closures and delays.

Q: Will the Campus Transformation Project affect the overall Loma Linda University mission?

A: The Campus Transformation Project is determined to maintain the Seventh-day Adventist mission “to make man whole” by creating a world-class destination for faith-based care which promotes wholeness of caregivers, spiritual renewal, and family support to alleviate the stress and anxiety of illness.