Medicine

Available Electives

Please see the course catalog. Electives that are not available to visiting students are noted as "UCSF students only" in the Comments section.

Department Contact

Emerald Wong (link sends e-mail)
Medicine Student Programs Office
M1078, Box 0120
University of California
San Francisco, CA 94143-0120

Special Instructions

ALL students: Please do not directly contact individual sites; all correspondence and inquiries must go through the Student Programs Office (contact info above).

US students: A letter of recommendation is required from a faculty member in Internal Medicine, not from your Dean, who can evaluate your clinical performance. Please upload the letter of recommendation into VSAS. All applications must be received at least 8 weeks prior to the elective start date.

Canadian students application requirements:

  1. Application Form
  2. Immunization Form, found here
  3. A letter of recommendation required from a faculty member in Internal Medicine, not from your Dean, who can evaluate your clinical performance.
  4. You must list at least 3 alternate choices on your application.
  5. Your application must be received at least 8 weeks prior to the elective start date.

Requirements

Fourth-year standing as a medical student and completion of all core clerkships in family medicine, medicine, surgery, pediatrics, neurology, psychiatry and ob/gyn.