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Interview Day

Congratulations and welcome to the UC San Diego School of Medicine Virtual Interview Day!

We cannot wait to meet you and give you a glimpse of how UC San Diego School of Medicine can help you explore and develop your passions in and out of medicine. We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive student body that reflects the multiple and intersecting identities, ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, ableness, and documentation status that are represented in the communities we serve — we look forward to having you join our community!

Please take your time reviewing the links below — and feel free to review the information as many times as you'd like. 

Why UC San Diego School of Medicine

Welcome to UC San Diego School of Medicine! Learn more about our school from our students and faculty. The only medical school in the San Diego region, UC San Diego School of Medicine has trained a different kind of doctor in a different kind of way for more than 50 years. We hope to see you here! 

Life at UC San Diego

A Chance for You to Hear from Our Community

Here are the panels and presentations held during the 2022 Virtual Second Look:

2022 Second Look Presentations

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Diversity at UC San Diego

Identifying and correcting disparities in health care is central to our curriculum. Training emphasizes social determinants of health and access to care. Equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) principles are integrated into all facets of education, clinical settings, administration and student life.

More about Diversity

Student-Run Free Clinic

We provide respectful, empowering, high quality health care for the underserved while inspiring the next generation of health professionals.

About the Clinic

medical students in white lab coats facing camera
Photo of the San Diego coastline on a blue-sky day

Core Curriculum

The C.O.A.S.T. curriculum, implemented for the class entering in fall of 2023 is designed to prepare and educate phsycians to excel in core competencies, navigate complex health care systems and provide specialty experiences to support your career goals. More about C.O.A.S.T. from Dr. Sean Evans.

More about C.O.A.S.T. Curriculum

Curriculum Innovations

The Master Clinician Program aims to transform the manner in which we train future physicians by delivering individualized mentorship to medical students from experienced Master Clinicians, with an emphasis on modeling empathetic and compassionate care.

More about Master Clinician Program

See Our Campus!

SIM Center and the Professional Development Center Walk-Through Tour

Graduate Housing and Medical School Tour

Geisel Library entrance

UC San Diego Campus Tour

UC San Diego's main campus is located near the Pacific Ocean on approximately 1,200 acres of coastal woodland in La Jolla, California. Use the link below to view 360-degree panoramas of campus and listen to audio offered in six languages!

Virtual Tour

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The Human Condition

The Human Condition, an annual humanities magazine, encourages creative endeavors that encompass the experiences, emotions and challenges that make us all who we are. It is created solely by the School of Medicine students. 

The Human Condition

Special Programs at UC San Diego School of Medicine

Program in Medical Education - Health Equity (PRIME-HEq)

Global Health Academic Concentration (GHAC)

New Program! Transforming Indigenous Doctor Education (PRIME-TIDE)

Questions? Contact Us!

Email us: somadmissions@health.ucsd.edu 

Brian Zeglen, Director
bzeglen@health.ucsd.edu 

Taylor Fencyk, Admissions Coordinator
tfencyk@health.ucsd.edu 

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