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Geriatrics Fellowship Program Application Requirements

Information about applying for the academic year 2022-2023 can be found below:

UC San Diego participates in the ERAS application program. You may access the ERAS website at to learn more about the application process and apply.

Our program does participate in the National Resident Match Program. Therefore, interviews will be held between September and early November, with selections completed by the Match deadlines and placement completed by December 2021. Please note that all interviews this year will be held virtually!

Your application to the UC San Diego Division of Geriatrics Fellowship Program must include the following.

  • CV
  • Personal Statement
  • Program Director’s Letter and two letters of recommendation
  • Deans Letter
  • Medical School Transcripts
  • USMLE Transcripts and ECFMG Status Report (Foreign Medical Graduates)
  • Valid California Medical License (to be obtained within first 3 months of fellowship following new CA procedures)

We currently do not accept applicants with H-1B visas.

Also note that pursuant to policies of the ACGME, of the UC San Diego (UCSD) Graduate Medical Education Committee and of the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP), applicants must receive documentation regarding the Terms and Conditions of Appointment to UCSD GME Training Programs. These documents can be viewed through UCSD Graduate Medical Education.

For additional information, please contact our Fellowship Administrator:

Janice Thomas
Division of Geriatrics, Gerontology and Palliative Care
University of California, San Diego