Fellowship Overview 

We are pleased that you are considering the neonatology fellowship program at Loma Linda University School of Medicine. The mission of Loma Linda University School of Medicine is to continue the healing ministry of Jesus Christ, “To Make Man Whole”, in a setting of advancing medical science and to provide a stimulating clinical and research environment for the education of our fellows. We endeavor to provide the best patient care possible and to surround the fellows with an environment in which they can grow intellectually and professionally. Our Program supports the core values for physicians of the Loma Linda University Medical Center: compassion, integrity, excellence, teamwork and wholeness. We strive to have our fellows become the best clinical and academic neonatologists possible.

The program is currently approved for 12 fellowship positions. Our curriculum incorporates competency-based training to provide our fellows with a strong clinical and research experience. We have designed our program to ensure ample protected time for scholarly activities. Our fellows may choose to combine an MPH with their neonatal-perinatal training. Our program accepts pediatricians, post-residency. As fellows and prepares them for a successful career in academic or clinical neonatology, individualizing the program, depending on their goals and interests. Upon successful completion of our three-year fellowship training program, fellows are eligible for examination by the Neonatal-Perinatal Sub-Board of the American Board of Pediatrics. To date, our fellows have been very successful in obtaining board certification. We are interested in applicants from all backgrounds who approach training with excitement, humor, and dedication to excellence. We are committed to providing superb training and a supportive atmosphere for each fellow. The pages that follow detail some the features or our program. We hope that you will call or visit us soon.


Anamika Banerji, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Program Director, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship

Aprille Febre, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Program Director, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship

Elba Fayard, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Chief, Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine