Institution Information - University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine

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Additional Application Requirements

M.D. STUDENT APPLICATIONS WILL BE PROCESSED STARTING FEB 15, 2014.  D.O. STUDENT APPLICATIONS WILL BE PROCESSED STARTING APRIL 15, 2014.

FRESNO
 Search Electives for Fresno by "Institutions" tab, select University of California San Francisco then click the Fresno tab.  From the "Search Electives" tab, select UCSF - Fresno Campus or type in keyword "Fresno". 

IMPORTANT REQUIREMENTSBOARD SCORES & TRANSCRIPTS are Required by the following departments.  Please contact the Site Scheduler/Coordinator to get tentative rotation dates and to submit your documents prior to application.  If you apply before you submit the documents, then you application may be denied.  Documents uploaded to VSAS meets the requirement.

    -   Emergency Medicine:  Toni Conmy -
tconmy@fresno.ucsf.edu.  The EM program can be reached at (559) 499-6647

    -   Internal Medicine & Neruology:  Virginia Coningsby -  vconingsby@fresno.ucsf.edu.  Office Phone - (559) 499-6484. 

    -   Psychiatry
:  Kelly Maloney - kmaloney@fresno.ucsf.edu .  PSYCH program can be reached at (559) 499-6577.

    -   General Surgery/Trauma & Burns:  Marie DiStefano - mdistefano@communitymedical.org

FCM and OB do NOT require Board Scores:    
Family Medicine
:  NO BOARD SCORES REQUIRED.  Contact Cheryl Gallo - cgallo@fresno.ucsf.edu for dates.
OB-GYN:  Submit a personal statement about your request to rotate in the Ob Department to attention Diane Casey at
dcasey@fresno.ucsf.edu

Student housing in Fresno is available on a first come-first serve basis at a fee of $400 shared double room, max 2 people or $600 private single.  Upon acceptance, you will be notified about housing options.  

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, $175.00 per 4-week elective; $400 per 6 or 8 week elective; plus housing if desired
  • Does this institution charge processing fees to DO students?
    • YES, $175.00 per 4-week elective; $400 per 6 or 8 week elective; plus housing if desired
  • 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

Documents

VSAS Application Requirements

  •  Photograph
  •  Curriculum Vitae
  •  Transcript
  •  Immunization Form

Institution Contact

Lacey Leonard
Med Student Coord.
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. DO NOT CONTACT UCSF REGARDING TAAS.

TRAINING AFFILIATION AGREEMENT REQUIRED WITH HOME SCHOOL IN ORDER FOR STUDENTS TO BE ABLE TO ROTATE AT UCSF. Please see website: http://meded.ucsf.edu/ume/visiting-students

You must use the UCSF immunization form!

Anesthesia
: http://meded.ucsf.edu/ume/anesthesia-preoperative-care
Dermatology (SF only): http://meded.ucsf.edu/ume/dermatology
Emergency Medicine (SF & Oakland only)http://meded.ucsf.edu/ume/emergency-medicine
Family & Community Medicine (SF only): http://meded.ucsf.edu/ume/family-community-medicine
FRESNO: search VSAS "campus" UCSF Fresno or http://www.fresno.ucsf.edu/undergrad/visiting_student_require.htm
Lab Medicine: http://meded.ucsf.edu/ume/laboratory-medicine
Medicinehttp://meded.ucsf.edu/ume/medicine
Neurology (SF only): http://meded.ucsf.edu/ume/neurology
Neurosurgery: http://meded.ucsf.edu/ume/neurological-surgery
ObGyn: http://meded.ucsf.edu/ume/obstetrics-gynecology
Ortho Surgery: http://meded.ucsf.edu/ume/orthopaedic-surgery
Otolaryngologyhttp://meded.ucsf.edu/ume/otolaryngology
Pathology: http://meded.ucsf.edu/ume/pathology
Pediatricshttp://meded.ucsf.edu/ume/pediatrics
Psychiatryhttp://meded.ucsf.edu/ume/psychiatry
Radiation Oncology: http://meded.ucsf.edu/ume/radiation-oncology
Radiology: http://meded.ucsf.edu/ume/radiology
Surgery (SF only)http://meded.ucsf.edu/ume/surgery
Urologyhttp://meded.ucsf.edu/ume/urology


FAQs
  • How do I find out about availability of electives? After you submit your application, the dept will respond via email
  • When do I pay application fee?  Dept coordinator will contact you with instructions. Credit cards only - no checks.
  • What is your policy regarding missed days for interviews during an elective? One day, with prior permission from faculty

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); $22.00 ID for Parnassus only
  • Does this institution charge processing fees to DO students?
    • YES, $200 per elective (nonrefundable); $22.00 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

Documents

VSAS Application Requirements

  •  Photograph
  •  Curriculum Vitae
  •  Transcript
  •  Immunization Form

Institution Contact

See Course Comments for Contact Info
DO NOT contact Liana Crosby


513 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94143


liana.crosby@ucsf.edu
(415) 476-9000
(415) 476-0714