Categorical Anesthesiology Residency Program


Phone: (909) 558 - 4015 
Ext. 44015
Hours of Operations: 
Monday: 8:00am - 4:30pm
Tuesday: 8:00am - 4:30pm
Wednesday: 8:00am - 4:30pm
Thursday: 8:00am - 4:30pm
Friday: 7:30am - 4:00pm
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Jason Gatling, MD
Categorical Residency
Program Director
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Melody Chang, MD
Categorical Residency
Associate Program Director
Sy, Darnell
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Residency / Fellowship Coordinator 

Thank you for your interest in our residency program. We have many opportunities for an applicant to consider when choosing a residency. Take some time to look around this site, and feel free to contact us for any further information.

Some of our advantages include:

  • A broad variety of clinical cases

  • A convenient location in Southern California

  • A state of the art Simulation Center

  • Our residents pass the boards at a rate well in excess of 90%

  • A superior job acquisition rate

  • Fellowship training available in cardiothoracic, pediatric, and critical care anesthesia

  • An interested and engaged faculty

  • An active Research Division



4 months of internal medicine

1 month each of:

  • Acute Care Surgery 

  • Cardiac Care Unit

  • Cardiac Consult Service

  • Chronic Pain Medicine

  • Emergency Medicine

  • Neuro Intensive Care Unit

  • Perioperative Surgical Home

3 weeks of Anesthesiology

1 week of Transfusion Medicine and Process Improvement Training 

PGY-2 / CA-1

  • OR Anesthesia (LLUMC Main Campus and VA Hospital)

  • Chronic and Acute Pain/Regional Anesthesia  (VA Hospital Pain Clinic)

  • Preanesthesia Consultation and Education (PACE)

  • Some PGY-2 residents begin their subspecialty rotations in the Spring

PGY-3 / CA-2

  • Pediatric Anesthesia

  • Cardiothoracic Anesthesia

  • Neuroanesthesia

  • OB Anesthesia

  • Surgical ICU

  • Cardiothoracic ICU

  • Postanesthesia Care Unit (PACU)

  • Acute Pain

  • Chronic Pain (VA Hospital)

  • Regional Anesthesia (East Campus Hospital)

PGY-4 / CA-3

Advanced Clinical Experiences/Electives:

  • Pediatric Anesthesia

  • Cardiothoracic Anesthesia

  • Neuroanesthesia

  • OB Anesthesia

  • OR Anesthesia

  • Surgical/Cardiothoracic ICU

  • Non-Operating Room Anesthesia (NORA)

  • Dedicated research time


Loma Linda University participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Main Residency Match® with 14 categorical anesthesiology positions each year. All applications for the four-year program are processed through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ACGME Program #: 0400521016) and are accepted until October 31st.