How many letters of recommendations do you require?
Our program requires three letters of recommendation.
Do you require a complete Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) certificate before offering an interview?
Our medical center sponsors an H-1B visa for applicants who are on the F-1 visa and will graduate from a US medical school. All others must obtain the J-1 visa.
Is Loma Linda a religious institution?
Yes, Loma Linda University Health is a Seventh-day Adventist institution.
Does it matter that I am not Adventist?
Not at all. We wholeheartedly accept residents and staff from all backgrounds and religious beliefs.
How will I notice the Adventist traditions in the hospital?
In keeping with the traditions of the Adventist church, we promote a lifestyle of physical, mental, and spiritual wholeness. You may notice this in various aspects of the program, from the vegetarian cafeterias on campus to our approach to caring for patients.