Eligibility and Application Information

Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Eligibility and Application Information

Our fellowship program participates in the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Interviews are by invitation only after review of a completed file. Interview schedules tend to fill quickly. Applicants are matched for our program through the NRMP matching process.
 
Lance Brown, MD MPH FACEP FAAEM FAAP

Chief, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Program Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship
Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Department of Emergency Medicine, A-108
Loma Linda University Medical Center and Children's Hospital
Loma Linda, California 92354
For questions regarding your application, contact:
Dawn Gordon, Fellowship Coordinator
E-mail: dpgordon@llu.edu
Phone: (909) 558-7698 

Fax: (909) 558-0121

Eligibility for Fellowship at Loma Linda University Medical Center and Children's Hospital  


Loma Linda University Medical Center and Children's Hospital seeks qualified individuals who have demonstrated commitment to the mission of Loma Linda University Medical Center and Children's Hospital.

All residents and fellows at Loma Linda University Medical Center and Children's Hospital must be able to support the mission of Loma Linda University Medical Center and Children's Hospital "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 physicians, nurses, and other health professionals. Further, they must agree to be subject to the standards of conduct and ethics are consistent with the ethics, principles, and philosophy of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Loma Linda University Medical Center and Children's Hospital will accept for consideration applications for residency or fellowship programs from qualified physicians who demonstrate commitment to the mission of Loma Linda University Medical Center and Children's Hospital, and who meet one of the following criteria:
    A. Graduates of medical schools accredited by the LCME;
    B. Graduates of osteopathic schools accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA);
    C. ECFMG certified graduates of other medical schools.

A California Medical License is required at the time a matched candidate begins the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship.
Loma Linda University Medical Center and Children's Hospital will NOT accept for consideration the applications of individuals who have violated the rules of the National Resident Matching Program. Neither will it knowingly offer a position to individuals who have terminated a training agreement without a letter of release from the institution.

Questions about this policy may be directed in writing to:
House Staff Office CP 21005
Loma Linda University Medical Center
P.O. Box 2000
Loma Linda CA 92354 

Application Information    

Documentation Requirements for Fellowship at Loma Linda University Medical Center and Children's Hospital is as follows:
   

All applicants are required to provide all documentation listed below prior to the application being processed for consideration:
*A completed Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) application.

*Current curriculum vitae.  Please account for all time periods since graduation from medical school; 
*Photocopy of medical school diploma (or evidence of anticipated graduation prior to appointment) from a medical school acceptable to the State of California and translation if not in English; 

*Official medical school transcript(s), and translation if not in English;

*Evidence of having achieved a passing score on at least one of the following examinations:

    (a) USMLE Step 1

    (b) NBME Part 1
    (c) FLEX Component 1 and 2
    (d) COMLEX 1

* Recommendation letters from each of the following (through ERAS or ORIGINAL documents): 

    (a) Dean's letter from the medical school of graduation

    (b) Program director for each prior training program
    (c) Two reference letters from physicians currently acquainted with applicant

    (d) Letter of good standing from licensing board of any state where applicant has been licensed

    (e) A letter from the Medical Staff Office of any facility where staff privileges have been held

* All applicants must possess a valid work permit prior to the date the rank order list is submitted to the matching program or prior to a position being offered. This includes United States citizenship, permanent residency, eligibility for a J-1 visa sponsored by ECFMG, or an H1-B visa for study of medicine in an accredited United States medical school.

* All applicants must have successfully completed the appropriate training prescribed for beginning their specific residency or fellowship program by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.

International Medical School Graduates are required to submit the following ADDITIONAL documentation:
*"Application Status Letter" from the Medical Board of California (MBC) dated within the past year, indicating acceptance of their medical education in meeting MBC requirements and eligibility to commence postgraduate training in California, should a position be offered.

* ECFMG Standard Certificate with valid date
* Scores for examinations used to qualify for the ECFMG Certificate.
House Staff Office, the Graduate Medical Education Committee, or the specific GME program may require additional documentation prior to acting on a completed application.
 

 

All completed applications must be processed and approved by the House Staff Office or GMEC PRIOR to any offer being made to an applicant. Official offers of acceptance are issued by the House Staff Office.