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Application Requirements

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We are delighted in your interest in applying for the UCSD Family Medicine Residency Program. We currently offer eight categorical positions. All positions are matched through the National Residency Match Program (NRMP).

To apply, please complete your application through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Applications are reviewed and invitations for interviews are granted on academic merit. We begin interviews in November and go through January. The deadline to apply is November 1.

We require a complete (ERAS) application, which includes the following:

  • ERAS Application 
  • Official Transcript 
  • Curriculum Vitae 
  • Personal statement 
  • Dean's letter 
  • Photo 
  • USMLE and/or COMLEX score
  • Three letters of recommendation from your medical school faculty or clinical supervisors

To be invited for interview, Graduates from Foreign Medical Schools will need to provide the following in additional documentation: 

  • ECFMG Certification 
  • Postgraduate Training Authorization Letter from the Medical Board of California
  • Permanent Resident Status or J-1 Visa

All Applicants are required to have clinical experience within the last 3 years. Research experience may not be substituted.

Thank you for your interest in our program, we look forward to see you this recruitment season. For more information, contact:

Family Medicine Residency Program
UCSD Medical Center
200 W. Arbor Dr., MC #8809
San Diego, CA 92103-8809