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Resident Schedule Summary

The following is a brief summary of what the schedule looks like for the residents of Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital.
  • During the PL2/PL3 years, we offer training that is geared specifically for you called Flex-Months. These months you will have the ability to choose more outpatient experiences and/or ward months that will allow you to be best prepared for your future career path.
  • International Rotations are highly supported during your PL3 year. Multiple sites at various countries worldwide are available and can be easily arranged through our Global Health Institution
  • An optional in-patient month at Kaiser, Fontana is available during your PL2/PL3 for exposure to a different facility and health care system.
PL 1                         
PL 2/3                    
Ward 4 months 6 months
Clinic 2 months 3 months
Night Float 1 month 4-6 weeks
ER 1 month 1 month
Newborn 1 month*  
OK Kids 1 month*  
Behavior 1 month  
Elective/Selective 1 month 3 months
NICU   2 months
PICU   2 months
Subspecialty consult   6 months**
Adolescent   1 month
Vacation 3 weeks 8 weeks

* an average of 5 nights of NICU night float within each of the months indicated
**An average of 5 nights of NICU night float within 3 months indicated