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Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group, Division of Rheumatology is seeking faculty candidates who want to devote their careers to academic medicine. We are open to interviewing candidates of varying stages of careers and varying interests. The ideal candidates are those with certification in musculoskeletal ultrasound, and bone densitometry. We are also seeking individuals who have a special interest in vasculitis, osteoarthritis, scleroderma, and myositis.

There are many teaching and research opportunities at our institution. Our 2-year fellowship program has recently expanded to accommodate five fellows. We also engage with residents from Internal Medicine, Family Medicine and Orthopedics. We run clinical trials, and collaborate with scientists in other areas namely health disparities, health services, medical education, and translational science. Our division is also heading up an Interdisciplinary Osteoporosis Clinical Working Group in our institution, with the Fracture Liaison Service as a key feature. Our facilities have ultrasound machines, and we have an infusion center which we are currently expanding.

The division regularly holds faculty development sessions to expand the leadership, teaching skills of its faculty. Faculty are also involved in workshops with fellows to expand their clinical and procedural skills.

The Division of Rheumatology provides inpatient and outpatient services not only to the Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC), but also provides services to Riverside University Health System. It also provides outpatient services to the federally-funded Social Action Community Health clinic of San Bernardino County. We also have an affiliation with the Loma Linda Veterans Affairs Hospital.

Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group is affiliated with Loma Linda University Medical Center, Childrens Hospital and School of Medicine, with the mission to deliver whole-person care at a world class level of
clinical excellence. The Medical Center serves as the largest tertiary referral source in both Riverside and San Bernardino counties with a surrounding population approaching 4 million
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For over 100 years, Loma Linda University Health has been dedicated to excellence in health care, research, and education. Today we are building a new hospital and expanding our childrens hospital to continue meeting the health needs of our community. The new towers will be state-of-the-art, allowing for the newest advances in technology and patient care. We are also greatly expanding and enhancing our already robust research enterprise through a new collaborative research center and program endowments.

Loma Linda University is located east of Los Angeles, in a region known as the Inland Empire. The beaches of Newport, Laguna, and Malibu are only 60-90 minutes to the west, with superb swimming, sunbathing, surfing, and sailing. Also 60 minutes to the west is downtown Los Angeles, with its top-quality restaurants, world-renowned museums, opera, and other cultural opportunities. The Big Bear Mountain Ski resort is about a 1 hour drive from LLU. The golf courses, shopping, and spas of Palm Springs are a 60-minute drive to the east and world-class Mammoth Mountain resort is a 6-hour drive to the north.

This opportunity is not eligible for a J1 Waiver.
Interested candidates, please send your CV to:

Mike Unterseher Director of Physician Recruitment
800-328-1163
recruitMD@llu.edu
Loma Linda University's Medical Center and Children's Hospital is the only Level I Trauma Center serving a four county area that covers approximately 25 percent of the state. The Medical Center and Childrens Hospital are equipped with over 850 licensed beds. The Children's Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is one of the largest and most advanced neonatal centers in the world, with 82 beds and 22,000 square feet dedicated to caring for some of our smallest patients.

The global purpose of the organization is to continue Christ's healing and teaching ministry. This is accomplished through education of health-care professionals, scholars, and scientists, through delivery of health care, and through research.

Strategically located in the center of Southern California in an area known as the "Inland Empire"one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the United States with a population of over 4 million. There are opportunities for many outdoor activities such as mountain biking, snowboarding, skiing, surfing, and fishing. In addition, with Los Angeles and Orange County in close proximity, the arts and culture are endless.

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