Clinical Rotations will begin in late September, following successful completion of the didactic portion of the program. Rotations are completed the following year in late September.

The year-long Clinical Rotation Schedule is distributed at the Clinical Orientation, given in late August. This orientation covers the Clinical Handbook (which contains information pertinent to each clinical site, as well as program and university expectations and rules), a brief overview of each clinical site, and Pathology Review (the year-long course which reviews didactic information and prepares the students for the ASCP exam).

We have Affiliation Agreements with the following sites:

Loma Linda University Health, Main Campus, Loma Linda, CA

Chair of Pathology: Dr. Paul Herrmann

Director of Anatomic Pathology: Dr. Bill Saukel

Clinical Preceptor: Bonnie Rohweller, PA (ASCP)

Pathologists: 23

Residency Program

An outgrowth of the original Sanitarium on the hill in 1905, the present 11-story Loma Linda University Medical Center opened on July 9, 1967. With the completion of the Loma Linda University Children's Hospital in late 1993, nearly 900 beds are available for patient care, including at Loma Linda University Medical Center East Campus and Loma Linda University Behavioral Medicine Center.  Loma Linda University Health Care, a management service organization, supports the many programs and services provided by our 400+ faculty physicians. Loma Linda University Medical Center operates some of the largest clinical programs in the United States in areas such as neonatal care and outpatient surgery and is recognized as the international leader in infant heart transplantation and proton treatments for cancer. Each year, the institution admits more than 33,000 inpatients and serves roughly half a million outpatients. Loma Linda University Medical Center is the only level one regional trauma center for Inyo, Mono, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties. Anatomic Pathology processes 17,500 cases per year and about 200 autopsies.

Loma Linda University Health, Murrieta Campus, Murrieta, CA

Chair of Pathology: Dr. Paul Herrmann

Clinical Preceptor: Dr. Yamil Lopez, Medical Director, Laboratory Services

Serviced by the Loma Linda University Health Pathologists

Loma Linda University Medical Center-Murrieta is a faith-based, non-profit medical center fully owned and operated by Loma Linda University Health. Opened in 2011, LLUMC-Murrieta is a full service acute care hospital, 106 licensed beds, that is bringing high quality, advanced care to the region. Anatomic Pathology processes about 4000 cases per year with busy frozen section service.

Loma Linda Surgical Hospital, Redlands CA

26780 Barton Rd. Redlands, CA 92373


Loma Linda VA Hospital, Loma Linda CA

11021 Benton St. Loma Linda, CA 92357

Clinical Preceptor: Dr. Heather Rojas

Adventist Health St. Helena 

10 Woodland Road, St. Helena, Ca 94574

Founded as part of the faith-based Adventist Health Network, Adventist Health St. Helena is a hospital that offers quality medical services, reaches out to support the community, and is committed to making healthcare more convenient and accessible.

Clinical Preceptor: Dr. James Harris


Adventist Health Ukiah 

275 Hospital Dr, Ukiah, Ca 95482

Adventist Health is a faith-based, nonprofit integrated health system serving more than 80 communities on the West Coast and Hawaii. Founded on Seventh-day Adventist heritage and values, Adventist Health provides care in hospitals, clinics, home care agencies, hospice agencies and joint-venture retirement centers in both rural and urban communities    

Clinical Preceptor: Dr. Nicholas Harding-Jackson

Glendale Adventist Medical Center, Glendale, CA

Glendale Adventist Medical Center is a 515-bed hospital built on the Seventh-day Adventist faith and mission to improve the health of communities and to share God's love by promoting healing and wellness for the whole person.

Clinical Preceptor: Dr. Lawrence Willes

Hermann Memorial, Houston, TX

6411 Fannin St. Houston TX 77030

Memorial Hermann Health System is a non-profit, values-driven, community-owned health system dedicated to improving health

Clinical Preceptor: Dr. Songlin Zhang 


Hollywood Presbyterian Medical, Los Angeles CA

1300 N Vermont. Los Angeles, CA 90027

Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center has been caring for the Hollywood community and surrounding areas since 1924.

Clinical Preceptor: Dr. Conrad Lu

Long Beach Memorial, Long Beach, CA

2801 Atlantic Ave. Long Beach, CA 90806

Long Beach Memorial mission is to improve the health and well being of individuals, families and our communities.

Clinical Preceptor: Michael Appy, PA (ASCP)

PIH Whittier Hospital, Whittier, CA

12400 Washington Blvd, Whitter, Ca 90602

PIH Health mission is to provide high-quality healthcare, without discrimination, and contribute to the health and well-being of our communities in an ethical, safe and fiscally prudent manner, in recognition of our charitable purpose.

They are accredited by the Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality.

Clinical Preceptor: Deanna Silva, PA (ASCP)

Riverside University Health, Moreno Valley, CA

26520 Catus Ave. Moreno Valley, CA 92555

Beginning in 1893 as Riverside County’s first general hospital, Riverside University Health System – Medical Center stands today as a pillar of excellence in health care and medical education in the region.

Clinical Preceptor: Dr. Ronald Gnass

Saddleback Memorial

24451 Health Center Dr. Laguna Hills, Ca 92653

MemorialCare Medical Group is made up of more than 200 physicians in the areas of internal medicine, family medicine, pediatrics, geriatric medicine, pulmonology, gastroenterology, neurology, physiatrist, sleep medicine and acupuncture.

Clinical preceptor: Kari Darnell, MHS, PA (ASCP)

San Diego Medical Examiner

The San Diego Medical Examiner Office is located in Kearny Mesa in the County Operations Center. It is a full service agency, performing all death investigations, toxicology, and forensic autopsies for San Diego County. 

Clinical preceptor: Dr. Steven Campman

University of California San Diego (UCSD)

9300 Campus Point Drive, La Jolla, Ca 92307

Clinical preceptor: Kevin O'Connor, PA (ACSP)

USC Arcadia

300 West Huntington Drive, Arcadia, CA 91007

The mission of USC Arcadia Hospital is to provide the community with accessible high-quality healthcare, while also offering emotional and spiritual support for lifelong health.  

Clinical Preceptor: Dr. Roger Der

White Memorial Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

White Memorial Medical Center (WMMC) is a 353-bed not-for-profit, faith-based, teaching hospital, which provides a full range of inpatient, outpatient, emergency and diagnostic services to communities in and near downtown Los Angeles, CA. Today, White Memorial is one of the region's leading not-for-profit hospitals. Services include cardiac and vascular care, intensive and general medical care, oncology, orthopedic care, rehabilitation, specialized and general surgery, and women's and children's services.

Clinical preceptor: Dr. Ann Tan