Training 21st Century Physician Leaders
At UCSF, our learners approach health care challenges with critical thinking and a spirit of inquiry. As tomorrow's health and science leaders in training, UCSF students embody our passion for advancing the health of our communities.
We strongly recommend that premedical students pursue a four-year undergraduate curriculum and obtain a baccalaureate degree before entering medical school.
Visit the AMCAS site to submit your application and create Transcript Request Forms to send to the registrars of all colleges you have attended.
Make sure you will have completed all course requirements for admission to the UCSF School of Medicine by June of the year of entry.
Be sure that you have taken the MCAT by September of the year before intended entry into medical school.
Helping You Learn, Grow, and Thrive in Medical School at UCSF
We support you at each stage of your career and at key milestones of the Bridges Curriculum.
Find tools and resources to succeed in medical school and beyond
Advance Your Medical Career
Advance your medical career through residencies, fellowships, graduate degree programs and postdoctoral scholarly work. Our learners train across the specialties in leading national accredited and non-accredited programs, across the specialties; graduates are enrolled in interdepartmental degree programs in basic and translational sciences, social and population sciences and clinical sciences.
Learning and development resources for residents & clinical fellows
Prepare Learners to Become 21st Century Physicians
Our faculty have high-intensity teaching roles, serving as course or clerkship directors, as well as coaches and mentors who guide medical students, residents and post-doctoral scholars to excellence in their fields.
Learning and development resources for faculty and program administrators
Improve Your Practice Through Continuing Medical Education
Our Office of Continuing Medical Education offers educational opportunities for physicians, nurses, physician assistants, dentists, and health care professionals to improve their practices through a comprehensive selection of continuing education activities. These include over 200 CME activities in most medical specialties serving over 35,000 participants annually.