Congratulations on your acceptance to the UCSD School of Medicine. We
are all looking forward to seeing you again on Tuesday, August 27th for
an orientation week that will conclude with the White Coat ceremony on
Friday, August 30th. It will be our privilege to work with you over the
course of your medical education.
Up until now, most of you have primarily had contact with our Admissions
group. Over the coming months, you will be interacting with additional
student and curricular support units.
The Student Affairs Office will be your primary point of contact for
administrative matters as you enter the School of Medicine and make your
way through medical school.
The Office of Diversity and Community Partnerships offers support for
students interested in working in community-academic partnerships and on
diversity projects. It is additionally the home for our PRIME-Health
The MedEd Educational Technology Office (MedEDTech) provides a wide
range of technology-based resources and activities including the Medical
Education Web Portal, OASIS Evaluation System, ExamSoft and other
MedEDTech online resources. Your access privileges to these resources
will be automatically expanded as you approach the beginning of school.
The Office of Undergraduate Medical Education provides support for the
core and elective components of the medical school curriculum, the
educational support services, course evaluations, and the
multidisciplinary and anatomy laboratories.
Please remember to frequently visit the Orientation website. Posting of
new information will be ongoing over the summer months. The website
includes information regarding prematriculation requirements as well as
information for family regarding the White Coat Ceremony. If you have
any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the Student
Affairs Office at (858) 534-3700 or by e-mail.
Kama Z. Guluma, M.D.
Associate Dean for Admissions and Student Affairs