Students working in the SIM CenterOur mission at the School of Medicine is to provide cutting edge resources and education to our students so they may grow into innovative and compassionate physicians, focused on providing superior medical care to the global community.

As educators, we are driven to build on our exceptional biomedical, behavioral and health services and research experience. We are at the forefront of new technology and strive to push the boundaries of the art of medicine through education and the preparation of future physicians.


All applicants to UC San Diego School of Medicine must submit an AMCAS application during the official application time period. Deadline extensions cannot be granted for submission of this application.

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Financial Aid

We are dedicated to helping students find the best solution to financial needs. Counseling and assistance are available in an office which offers ease of access and flexibility in responding to individual situations.

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The overall objective of our medical school curriculum at UC San Diego is to instill graduates with the knowledge, skills, behaviors, and attitudes that will lead to their becoming capable, compassionate physicians.


Student Affairs

 We provide support and resources to our students, with the goal of supporting their journey of becoming a physician.


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