February 3 - School of Physical Therapy is established.
October 2 - Ground is broken for men's residence hall.
June 6 - Physical therapy program receives initial approval by American Medical Association.
September - Men's residence is completed, named Arthur G. Daniells Hall.
April 8 - Army Specialized Training Program approved.
June 30 - 47th General Hospital unit activated at Hammond General Hospital in Modesto, California.
July 1 - Accelerated program of medical education begins.
August 15 - National Association of Seventh-day Adventist Dentists (NASDAD) is organized.
September 15 - Army Specialized Training Program is organized in Loma Linda.
April - 47th General Hospital unit shipped to New Guinea.
September 28 - Oran I. Cutler Auditorium named.
November 19 - Radiological technology program receives American Medical Association approval.
February 28 - Department of religion is authorized.
April 1 - School of Tropical and Preventive Medicine opens.
April 19 - Loma Linda and White Memorial nursing courses are combined.
August 30 - Baccalaureate degree program in nursing begins.
August 11 - New surgical wing opens.