The Pediatric Residency Training Program at Loma Linda University prepares you to be a competent, confident and compassionate pediatrician. You will serve a diverse patient population in modern facilities, developing essential skills through varied experiences.

You’ll focus on caring for people beyond their physical needs, nurturing patients and families socially and spiritually.

Why Choose Us

  • Our approximately 200 full-time faculty members not only encourage development of clinical skills and knowledge, but also provide necessary mentoring and guidance for your future endeavors.
  • Our patients come from underserved communities with limited resources — you learn by providing care to those who need it most. 
  • Our Primary Care Track was developed with the goal of training highly competent residents passionate about this field. Applicants should be committed to pediatric primary care, health management and making an impact on our most vulnerable patients: the children in our communities.
  • Loma Linda is a quiet, residential university community located in the picturesque San Bernardino Valley, offering easy access to beaches, mountains, and popular venues.

Quick Facts

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Resident Life

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Janice Tasai, MD Program Director with spouse
Janice Tasai, MD Program Director with spouse
LLU Children's Hospital is an awesome place to train, where you will gain experience caring for a wide range of patients from simple bread and butter cases to "zebra" cases and chronic complex patients. We welcome all applicants who are passionate about teaching, advocacy, and serving the underserved.