For any questions regarding applications, please contact Lora Benzatyan at


Application to the Loma Linda University Medical Center's orthopedic surgery residency program is through Electronic Residency Application Services (ERAS). We begin processing applications after Medical Student Performance Evaluations (MSPEs) are released by ERAS. Please visit the ERAS timelines and deadlines page for further details.

Interview Date

For the 2020 Match, interviews will be held on January 23, 2020.

Invitations for Residency interviews will be sent out mid-October to mid-November, and those not invited are automatically on the waiting list. Therefore, we do not send rejection letters.

Selection Policy and Procedures

The selection process is a multi-faceted approach, with generalized evaluations and ratings to best incorporate a cohesive orthopedic team consistent with working in the realm of Loma Linda University Medical Center and its affiliates for the provision of orthopedic care and residency training.