Loma Linda University

Research Time: during PGY4. Fellowship: Endo. Phone: 909.558.4196 Fax: 909.558.4806

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Faculty Survey Results: 

Loma Linda University Program - Herbert C. Ruckle, MD, Department Chair

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Loma Linda University
Survey Respondent: 
Herbert C. Ruckle, MD, Department Chair
If you were an applicant, why would you choose to train in your residency program?: 
The Loma Linda University urology program provides a diverse training experience utilizing Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda University Children's Hospital, Jerry Pettis VA Hospital, and two nearby county facilities. Our faculty members are dedicated to providing a learning environment based on the highest quality patient care and advancing urologic research.
What is your program looking for in a graduating medical student?: 
We look for motivated individuals passionate about the field of urology who will be our colleagues and ambassadors of our program after completing their training.
What part of an application do you consider most important in ranking applicants?: 
All parts of the application are considered. The interviews and past performance are emphasized.
What advice do you have for medical students hoping to match in Urology?: 
Understand that urology has become very competitive. Make a realistic assessment of your competitiveness and formulate a winning plan. This is a great field!


Fellow - Endourology