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Additional Application Requirements

"Search Electives" tab, select UCSF - Fresno Campus or type keyword "Fresno" 

FIRST STEP - UPLOAD DOCUMENTS INTO VSAS.
SECOND STEP - EMAIL THE DEPARTMENT COORDINATOR TO DISCUSS TENTATIVE ROTATION DATES
THIRD STEP - APPLY IN VSAS AND WAIT FOR YOUR OFFER

We allow students to select preferred dates (start on Monday - end on Friday) for 4 or 2 week rotations or as instructed by coordinator.  Some FCM rotations have set block dates.

Contact Coordinator per below, UPLOAD YOUR DOCUMENTS TO VSAS i.e., BOARD SCORES & TRANSCRIPTS:

    -   Emergency Medicine:  Toni Conmy -
tconmy@fresno.ucsf.edu or call (559) 499-6647.  EM statement of interest optional
  
  -   Psychiatry: Breana Contreras - bcontreras@fresno.ucsf.edu 
    -   General Surgery/Trauma & Burns: USMLE required  Marie DiStefano - mdistefano@communitymedical.org
    -   Pediatrics:  Alissa Fowler - afowler@fresno.ucsf.edu
    -   Family Medicine:  Contact Cheryl to submit board scores - cgallo@fresno.ucsf.edu for dates.
    -   OB-GYN:  CV, USMLE or COMLEX, rotation dates and statement of your interest in Ob-Gyn  Send all to Wendelen Rodriguez at wrodriguez@fresno.ucsf.edu.  or via Fax (559) 499-6541.  Office Phone (559) 499-6540
    -   Orthopedic Surgery:  Contact Lorena Davis at LDavis@fresno.ucsf.edu

    -   Internal Medicine, Derm, Radiology & Neurology:  Transcript, CV, 230 USMLE-only, and statement of interest:  Natasha Saleem @ NSaleem@fresno.ucsf.edu
    -   Neurology 140.17 Outpatient Dementia:  send requests directly to Course Director at  LAlving@fresno.ucsf.edu

Student housing is available first come-first serve at a fee of $450 shared double room, max 2 people or $650 private single.  Housing options are sent once your offer is accepted.  Fees due upon acceptance of offer

Availability

  • Does the institution accept MD students for elective opportunities?
    • YES
  • What is the maximum number of weeks MD students can take electives?
    • unlimited
  • Does the institution accept DO students for elective opportunities?
    • YES
  • What is the maximum number of weeks DO students can take electives?
    • unlimited

Fees

  • Does this institution charge processing fees to MD students?
    • YES, $300 (all 4 and 2 week electives)
  • Does this institution charge processing fees to DO students?
    • YES, $300 (all 4 and 2 week electives)
  • Is the processing fee charged per elective?
    • YES
  • Is there a tuition fee?
    • YES, $740 (4 week) $220 (2 week) all schools that do not provide reciprocal rotations for UC students
  • Is tuition charged per elective?
    • YES
  • Are additional fees applicable after completion of an initial elective period?
    • NO
  • Is there an additional required fee for host institution health plan?
    • NO

Other

  • Amount of Malpractice Required for Visiting Students
    • YES, $1,000,000 per occurrence, $3,000,000 aggregate
  • Does host institution provide a malpractice insurance policy?
    • NO
  • Is the malpractice insurance fee charged per elective?
    • NO
  • Does the institution charge a fee for a new criminal background check for each visiting student?
    • NO

Important Dates

VSAS Application Requirements

  •  Photograph
  •  Curriculum Vitae
  •  Transcript
  •  Host's Immunization Form

Institution Contact

SEE ADDITIONAL APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
Contact program coordinators for dates
UME
Suite 251
155 North Fresno Street
Fresno, CA 93701


vsas.applicant@fresno.ucsf.edu
(559) 499-6524
(559) 499-6521

Additional Application Requirements

CONTACT INDIVIDUAL DEPARTMENTS DIRECTLY WITH QUESTIONS.

  • For inquiries regarding EM contact Jackie Alberto : jalberto@alamedahealthsystem.org

  • For inquiries regarding Surgery contact Stella Del Rosario: stdelrosario@alamedahealthsystem.org

  • For inquiries regarding IM contact Mylene D'Cunha: mdcunha@alamedahealthsystem.org

Availability

  • Does the institution accept MD students for elective opportunities?
    • YES
  • What is the maximum number of weeks MD students can take electives?
    • 12
  • Does the institution accept DO students for elective opportunities?
    • YES
  • What is the maximum number of weeks DO students can take electives?
    • 12

Fees

  • Does this institution charge processing fees to MD students?
    • YES, $200 per elective (nonrefundable)
  • Does this institution charge processing fees to DO students?
    • YES, $200 per elective (nonrefundable)
  • Is the processing fee charged per elective?
    • YES
  • Is there a tuition fee?
    • NO
  • Is tuition charged per elective?
    • NO
  • Are additional fees applicable after completion of an initial elective period?
    • NO
  • Is there an additional required fee for host institution health plan?
    • NO

Other

  • Amount of Malpractice Required for Visiting Students
    • YES, $1,000,000 per occurrence, $3,000,000 aggregate
  • Does host institution provide a malpractice insurance policy?
    • NO
  • Is the malpractice insurance fee charged per elective?
    • NO
  • Does the institution charge a fee for a new criminal background check for each visiting student?
    • NO

Important Dates

VSAS Application Requirements

  •  Photograph
  •  Curriculum Vitae
  •  Transcript
  •  Host's Immunization Form

Institution Contact

Jackie Alberto
Administrator, Medical Student Clerkship
Emergency Department Offices
A-wing 3rd Floor RM 324
1411 E. 31st St.
Oakland, CA 94602


jalberto@alamedahealthsystem.org
(510) 437-4563
(510) 437-4573

Additional Application Requirements

Important information - please read

  • Please contact individual departments directly with questions.
  • AFFILIATION AGREEMENT IS REQUIRED with home school in order for students to be able to rotate at UCSF. See http://meded.ucsf.edu/ume/visiting-students. DO NOT contact UCSF regarding TAAs. UCSF will contact your school as necessary regarding the TAA.
  • Supplemental document required:  in addition to documents listed to the right, you are required to sign and upload the Visiting Student Disclosure Consent Form which can be found on this web page.
  • Please review course comments in VSAS and individual department pages here for specific application instructions for each course

FAQs
  • How do I find out about availability of electives? After you submit your application, the dept will respond
  • When do I pay application fee?  Dept coordinator will contact you with instructions. Credit cards only
  • What is your policy re missed days for interviews during elective? One day, with prior permission from faculty
  • You must use the UCSF immunization form

Availability

  • Does the institution accept MD students for elective opportunities?
    • YES
  • What is the maximum number of weeks MD students can take electives?
    • 12
  • Does the institution accept DO students for elective opportunities?
    • YES
  • What is the maximum number of weeks DO students can take electives?
    • 12

Fees

  • Does this institution charge processing fees to MD students?
    • YES, $300 per elective (nonrefundable); $36.00 ID for Parnassus only
  • Does this institution charge processing fees to DO students?
    • YES, $300 per elective (nonrefundable); $36.00 ID for Parnassus only
  • Is the processing fee charged per elective?
    • YES
  • Is there a tuition fee?
    • NO
  • Is tuition charged per elective?
    • NO
  • Are additional fees applicable after completion of an initial elective period?
    • NO
  • Is there an additional required fee for host institution health plan?
    • NO

Other

  • Amount of Malpractice Required for Visiting Students
    • YES, $1,000,000 per occurrence, $3,000,000 aggregate
  • Does host institution provide a malpractice insurance policy?
    • NO
  • Is the malpractice insurance fee charged per elective?
    • NO
  • Does the institution charge a fee for a new criminal background check for each visiting student?
    • NO

Important Dates

VSAS Application Requirements

  •  Photograph
  •  Curriculum Vitae
  •  Transcript
  •  Host's Immunization Form

Institution Contact

See Course Comments for Contact Info
DO NOT contact Mahdi Ardestani


513 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94143


mahdi.ardestani@ucsf.edu
(415) 476-2346
(415) 476-0714