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Medical Education
Graduate Medical Education

Visiting Appointments 2017 - 2018

UCSF welcomes visitors from other institutions for short-term electives and observational experiences. Both types of appointments require registration with the Office of Graduate Medical Education (GME). All required paperwork must be submitted to the Office of GME via the training program at least one month prior to requested start date. A list of training programs with contact information can be found here: UCSF GME Training Programs

For all of the visiting appointments described below, except for those at Fresno or East Bay Surgery, the following two documents must be submitted with the appointment packets to OGME.

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Short-Term Elective/Rotation (Participate in patient care)

Residents and clinical fellows with current appointments at other institutions may participate in a short-term rotation at UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco General Hospital, and the San Francisco VA Medical Center if they are able to show proof of medical malpractice insurance (minimum of $1,000,000 per occurrence) and receive a salary from their home institution.

Visiting Scholars (Observation only)

Individuals who only want to observe patient care and/or research may be appointed as visiting scholars.

Visiting Non-MD Students (Participate in patient care)

Students from other institutions who would like to train at UCSF and do not qualify for registration in the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, or Dentistry may be eligible for appointment through the Office of Graduate Medical Education.

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