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PEDIATRIC ANESTHESIOLOGY FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM








 

CONTACT US
Email: Anes.Admin@llu.edu
Phone: (909) 558 - 9404
Ext. 49404


Hours of Operations: 
Monday - Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Friday: 8:00am - 2:00pm

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INTRODUCTION

Welcome to the Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital! Our team of pediatric anesthesiologists are committed to delivering evidence-based care and providing you with the knowledge base, clinical skills to prepare you for the wide range of pediatric anesthesia challenges ahead. The Children’s Hospital serves as the sole children’s hospital for 1.2 million kids in our community to treat the full spectrum of childhood diseases.

 

The fellowship program has 3 ACGME accredited positions.

 

Graduates of the program have chosen a range of career paths from academics to private practice.

CLINICAL TRAINING

 

The fellowship year designed to provide a comprehensive clinical experience and fellows can expect to gain experience in providing the highest level of care for the most complex disorders. The rotation schedule includes the following:

Mason, Linda
Linda Mason, MD
Pediatric Anesthesiology
Program Director
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Hannah Oh
Residency / Fellowship Coordinator 
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Debbie Whitaker
Administrative Assistant
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

Our program incorporates a broad educational curriculum. This includes a fellow didactic series, problem-based learning discussion and literature review sessions which are scheduled weekly. Simulation-based training sessions are available. Written, oral board and OSCE preparation activities are scheduled. Other educational opportunities include departmental supported Grand Rounds, professional development series, journal club and a weekly multidisciplinary cardiac conference.

SCHOLARLY ACTIVITY NON-CLINICAL TIME

Fellows are supported in initiating or completing a research project to be presented at a national meeting and/or prepared for publication. We facilitate participation in departmental continuous quality improvement activities. In recent years, nearly all of our fellows had scholarly projects submitted and accepted to the Society of Pediatric Anesthesiology annual conference.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Our fellowship program at Loma Linda University participates in the San Francisco match with 3 positions available annually. The program Id number is 9891. Applications are accepted from January until June 10.


Required Documentation

  • Curriculum vitae

  • Dean's Letter

  • Medical School Transcript and Diploma

  • USMLE Step 1-3 Scores

  • ABA ITE Scores

  • Letters of Recommendation (please submit 3, one of which must be from your Program Director)

  • Letter of Good Standing, including residency start date and anticipated date of completion (if not incorporated in the Program Director Letter)


Application Timeline

  • Application period opens: December

  • Initial application file review: Mid-March

  • End applications: July

  • Interviews: March through July

  • Rank Order Lists Due: Late September

  • Match: October

VACATION AND MEETING TIME

Fellows are supported in initiating or completing a research project to be presented at a national meeting and/or prepared for publication. We facilitate participation in departmental continuous quality improvement activities. In recent years, nearly all of our fellows had scholarly projects submitted and accepted to the Society of Pediatric Anesthesiology annual conference.

Rotation

Perioperative Anesthesia, Main OR

Cardiac Anesthesia

Critical Care

Neuroanesthesia

Acute Pain/Regional Anesthesia

Ambulatory Anesthesia

Non-Operating Room Anesthesia

Pediatric Post-Anesthesia Care Unit Rotation

Research

Supervisory Rotation/Main OR

Length

3 months

2 months

1 month

1 month

1 month

1 month

3 weeks

1 week

1 month

1 month

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