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LLUMC Preventive Medicine Residency Program

Welcome to the Loma Linda University Preventive Medicine Residency Program! At Loma Linda University (LLU), we aim to prepare well trained preventive medicine physicians to address the health of individuals and populations. We offer innovative training in clinical preventive medicine and public health, with strengths in the areas of lifestyle medicine, global health, and whole-person care. LLU provides several types of training opportunities in preventive medicine, including categorical and combination programs.

The Preventive Medicine Residency at Loma Linda University is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and fulfills the requirements for the certifying examination of the American Board of Preventive Medicine. Loma Linda University is oriented toward clinical preventive medicine and has been a leader in this area for many years. The training incorporates a wide variety of experiences in several affiliated institutions including: the LLU Medical Center, the local County Public Health Department, a VA Medical Center, a not-for-profit HMO, a for-profit HMO, a Center for Health Promotion, and a Federally Qualified Health Center (SACHS). LLU offers a competitive resident salary with excellent benefits. All residents earn a free Masters in Public Health from the Loma Linda University School of Public Health.

Thank you for your interest in our program. We look forward to hearing from you!

Categorical Preventive Medicine

PGY-1 Positions
Each year we offer two PGY-1 year categorical positions in the Transitional Year (Preventive Medicine Track) through the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP). Residents selected for this PGY-1 year will subsequently complete two years (PGY-2 & 3) of General Preventive Medicine & Public Health training upon successful completion of the PGY-1 year.

PGY-2 Positions
We offer two additional PGY-2 positions each year in General Preventive Medicine and Public Health, for applicants who have already completed a suitable internship or prior residency in another specialty. These residents receive two years (PGY-2 & 3) of training in Preventive Medicine.

Combination Programs in Preventive Medicine

PGY-1 Positions
We off four PGY-1 positions each year for the Family Medicine & Preventive Medicine program, which leads to board eligibility in both specialties.