VIRTUAL OPEN HOUSE

We will be hosting an optional virtual open house prior to interview season to give applicants an opportunity to meet our program directors and our coordinators from both our categorical and primary care tracks. Our PDs will provide a brief overview of our program. There will also be time allotted for questions from applicants. Please register to join us!

Date for Virtual Open House:

10/1/20 at 19:00-20:00 PM EDT

Register at: https://rb.gy/1rztod 

*This open house is not a prerequisite for an interview, nor is it a guarantee of an interview.

Interviews

In order to support the safety of our community during the Covid-19 pandemic, all interviews will be conducted via Zoom this year. Despite this change, we wish to provide the best interview experience for you! Please check out our Instagram for the latest updates and to get a feel for our residency family.

CATEGORICAL INTERVIEW DAY

On interview day, applicants will have the opportunity to interact with our residents, chiefs, program director, faculty, and coordinators. Each applicant will interview with a faculty member and either the PD or an APD. We will have coordinators available to assist with any technical difficulties as we conduct the virtual interview day.

General outline of interview day:

8:40 a.m. PST Arrival in Zoom waiting room

8:45 a.m. PST Welcome and greeting from program coordinator 

8:50 a.m. PST Welcome video 2020

9:00 a.m. PST Residency overview PowerPoint from Dr. Riesen

9:20 a.m. PST Q&A with Dr. Riesen or APD

9:30 a.m. PST Break

9:40 a.m.-12:05 p.m. PST Interviews

There will be 2 interview groups. Each interview will be 20 minutes with 5 minutes in between for interviews.

12:10 p.m. PST Break

12:15 p.m. PST Optional Interaction with Residents at SAC

1:00 p.m. PST End of Interview Day

*schedule is subject to change

PRIMARY CARE TRACK INTERVIEW DAY

On your Primary Care Track interview day, you will have the opportunity to interact with our residents, chiefs, program director, faculty, and coordinators. Each applicant will interview with a faculty member and either the PD or an APD. We will have coordinators available to assist with any technical difficulties as we conduct the virtual interview day.

General outline of PCT interview day:

12:15-13:00 Lunch interaction with residents (lunch not provided)

13:25-13:30 Arrival into Zoom waiting room

13:30-14:00 Overview of program from Program Director, Q&A with Program Director 

14:05-14:50 Interviews (each applicant will complete two 20 minute interviews)

14:50-15:00 Closing remarks from PCT Program Director

*schedule subject to change

RESIDENT INTERACTION

In order to provide applicants with opportunities to interact with our residents and chiefs outside of interview day, we will be hosting optional zoom meetings on the following dates at 18:30-19:30 PST. Applicants may come and go during these meetings as necessary. Zoom links will be sent to all applicants invited to interview.

Dates for Resident Hangouts:

11/5/20

11/19/20 – will include residents and their spouses/SO

12/3/20

12/17/20 – will include residents and their spouses/SO

1/7/21

1/21/21

1/28/21 – will include residents and their spouses/SO

CHIEF RESIDENT Q&As

Chiefs will also be hosting optional virtual Q&As during interview season. Dates/times with the virtual link will be sent to all applicants scheduled to interview.

DIDACTIC CONFERENCES

Morning report:

2020-08-10 Team B (sialadenitis) 
2020-08-24 Team H (lupus nephritis) 

Super Tuesday:

2020-08-25 Without a trace
2020-09-01 Down syndrome in the primary care setting

Noon conference:

2020-08-03 Submersion Injuries
2020-09-01 Murmurs and Congenital Heart Disease
2020-09-03 Cardiomyopathies and Heart Failure 

Grand Rounds:

2020-07-10 MIS-C 
2020-08-28 Social Determinants of Health 

INTERVIEW RESOURCES

How to do virtual interviews:

A guide to virtual interviews

A guide to interviewing for residency

*Please be advised that these are general guides for interviews and are not specific to Loma Linda University.

If you have additional questions, please email us at PedResOffice@llu.edu