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Medical Education


Advanced Standing/Transfer Policy

The School of Medicine does not accept transfer students at any level.

Confidentiality of Records

University of California policies applying to the disclosure of information from student records are consistent with federal and state regulations. Applicants should be aware that letters and statements of recommendation or evaluation prepared, submitted, or retained with a documented understanding of confidentiality are not subject to inspection by applicants. Internal evaluation forms, including interview reports, are in this category. (A statement of University of California policies on confidentiality of records may be obtained from the Office of the President, University of California, 300 Lakeside Drive, Oakland, CA 94612-3550.)

Clery Act Notice of Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports

The UCSF Annual Security Report and UCSF Annual Fire Safety Report, produced in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Act, are available via the links below. The security report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by the University, and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. This report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, timely warning of crimes, sexual assault and policies relating to personal safety at UCSF. The fire report includes UCSF’s fire reporting statistics and policies.

Electronic copies of these reports are available as follows:

UCSF Annual Security Report
UCSF Annual Fire Safety Report

Additional safety information can be found on the Police Department's website at


Requisite Standards for Admission

In order to become sound and knowledgeable medical practitioners, medical students must have observational, communicative, motor, conceptual/integrative/quantitative and behavioral abilities that will allow them to complete medical school requirements in a dependable manner.

Non-Discrimination Policy

In accordance with Federal and State law and University policy, the University of California does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, health, or disability. For detailed information, please visit the Office of Diversity and Outreach.