General Information

Welcome to the Loma Linda University Pharmacy Residency Program. Below you will find helpful information regarding the residency program and information about Loma Linda University along with general employment information.

Programs Offered

Program Features

  • Loma Linda University's PGY1 Pharmacy Residency and PGY2 Cardiology, Critical Care, Medication-Use Safety, Pediatrics, and Oncology programs are fully accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).
  • The residents will develop the knowledge, attitude, and skills necessary to become an advanced pharmaceutical care practitioner. The program is structured to suit the individual needs of the resident and to provide an environment of quality training and pharmaceutical care.
  • The PGY1 program offers residents more than two dozen choices for their five elective learning experiences. With learning experiences such as pediatrics, oncology, transplant, and emergency medicine, Loma Linda University is able to provide the resident with an engaging and diverse year of clinical experiences.
  • With a growing number of PGY2 programs, Loma Linda University is dedicated to the necessary training of competent, clinical pharmacists in specialized areas.

About Loma Linda University

Loma Linda University is a Seventh-day Adventist educational health sciences institution with more than 4,500 students located in Southern California. Eight schools compromise the University organization, with more than 55 programs offered including Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Nursing, Public Health, Religion, and Science & Technology.

The Pharmacy Residency Programs and Fellowships at Loma Linda University are under a joint collaboration between Loma Linda University Medical Center and Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy.

The Mission of Loma Linda University Medical Center 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 physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and other health care professionals.  The original Sanitarium building opened in 1905.  The current University Medical Center opened in 1967, and after the Children’s Hospital was built in 1993, the total capacity nears 900 beds.  In addition, Loma Linda University Medical Center has several affiliated institutions nearby including Loma Linda University Medical Center East Campus, Behavioral Medicine Center, and Heart and Surgical Center.  The Medical Center operates some of the largest clinical programs in the United States in areas such as neonatal care and outpatient surgery.  It is also recognized as the international leader in infant heart transplantation and proton treatment centers for cancer.  Each year, the institution admits more than 33,000 inpatients and serves roughly half a million outpatients.