Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC) is a health science university established in 1905 by the Seventh Day Adventist Church. This is a faith-based, mission-oriented institution with worldwide health care involvement in developing countries. The medical center serves an area roughly equal to 25% of the State of California. As a tertiary care facility, LLUMC commonly treats patients with unusual or complicated medical conditions. There is an active medicine service, cancer center, intensive care unit, and coronary care unit.