FAQ - Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship

Your Questions Answered

How can I find more information about the fellowship?

Detailed information about our fellowship can be found on the "About Our Program" page of our wiki.

Where have pediatric emergency medicine fellowship graduates from Loma Linda University Medical Center and Children's Hospital practiced?

  • San Diego Children's Hospital
  • Los Angeles County + USC Children's Emergency Department
  • Millers Children's Hospital
  • Valley Children's Hospital
  • Sunrise Children's Hospital
  • St. Joseph's Children's Hospital Orange County
  • Pittsburgh Children's Hospital
  • Children's Emergency Center, Florida Hospital/Children's Hospital

At what level do applicants with previous postgraduate training enter the program?

PGY-4

Does Loma Linda University Medical Center And Children's Hospital sponsor visas for foreign medical graduates?

No, Loma Linda University Medical Center And Children's Hospital does not sponsor visas for foreign medical graduates.

How many letters of recommendation are required prior to consideration for an interview?

Applicants should submit a minimum of three letters of recommendation. At least one letter of recommendation should be from a pediatric or emergency medicine physician, and one letter from their residency director. The letter from their residency director must state the full dates of your training and that you have successfully completed training.

Are there any factors that will delay an offer to interview?

Yes, an incomplete application. Applicants must also have completed the USMLE Step I, II, and III exam prior to an interview being offered.

When are interviews typically offered?

Interviews will be offered to competitive candidates only after the completion of the application. Typically, offers to interview are granted during the months of September through November.

Is there any other information I should know about Loma Linda University Medical Center and Children's Hospital before deciding to apply?

If matched at Loma Linda University Medical Center And Children's Hospital applicants will be subject to a criminal background check and urine drug testing prior to becoming eligible for clinical duties.  Also, matched applicants must possess a California Medical License at the time that training begins.