Visiting Housestaff

UC San Diego's Department of Pediatrics welcomes housestaff from other institutions for electives and rotations. Both types of appointments require registration with the UCSD Office of Graduate Medical Education (GME) and the Rady Children's Hospital Graduate Medical Education. Only residents PL2 and above are eligible to rotate. All elective and rotation request and dates must first be approved by the division you are requesting to visit prior to contacting either the UCSD or Rady GME office to begin the registration process.

Please visit the UCSD Office of Graduate Medical Education website,, for detailed information on the forms that will need to be completed to be eligible for a visiting elective or rotation. From the home page click on the link to Forms, Policies and Notices and review the information under Visiting Residents. All required paperwork must be submitted to the UCSD GME Office at least 3-6 months prior to the requested start date.

For additional information on elective rotations available through the Department of Pediatrics please contact:

Dion Brown 

Administrative Specialist
T: (619) 543-8254
F: (619) 543-7850

200 W. Arbor Drive # 8829
San Diego, CA 92103-8829
Mail Code: 8829

All visiting resident must also follow the requirements through the Rady Children's Hospital Graduate Medical Education (GME) Office. These requirements as well as detailed information about the Rady Children's Hospital Rotation please visit the Rady Children's GME website,‚Äč.