Admission

How to Apply

All fellowship positions are filled through the NRMP Fellowship Matching Program. Applications for fellowship are accepted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) from July 2019 to October 2019 for a fellowship to start on July 1, 2020. Completed applications are reviewed and eligible candidates are contacted directly to schedule an interview with the program. Our program prepares a unique 1-day itinerary for each candidate, with their specific interests in mind, which includes meeting with faculty members and current fellows.  

Required Documentation

The following documents are required through ERAS:

  • Fellowship Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Statement
  • Letters of Recommendation (minimum of 3)
  • Medical School Transcript
  • USMLE Transcript
  • Recent Photograph if desired 
  • ECFMG Certificate if needed (transmitted by NBME)

Eligibility Requirements

Fellows are paid by an institutional training grant from the National Institutes of Health. Therefore, to be eligible for this grant, applicants must be a citizen of the United States or a resident alien. If you are not eligible for this grant, you must find alternative support, such as a fellowship from your own country or a foundation grant.

Contact Information

Program Director: Constance Benson, M.D.
Associate Program Director: Darcy Wooten, M.D.
Program Coordinator: Meredith Lococo

Questions?

Please contact Meredith Lococo at: 
Phone: (858) 822-4995
Email: melococo@ucsd.edu