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Medical Student Programs

UCSF Department of Medicine Student Programs office runs a wide variety of core and elective courses, as well as clerkships for UCSF and visiting Students at all four major participating hospital sites.

Additionally the office provides career counseling, mentoring and advising services for students interested in an Internal Medicine career.

Medical Student Program Courses

1st & 2nd year courses

3rd & 4th year courses

Senior electives:42 medicine electives are offered to 4th year medical students which include Cardiology, Pulmonary Medicine, Infectious Disease, GI, and one for students interested in quality improvement and patient safety.


Career Advising

UCSF students match very well in internal medicine, at the top programs in the country. Medicine career advisors and residency directors meet with students and help in their planning and application process. Names of career advisors can be found on i-rocket under Clinical Core, Beyond Medicine 110.

Visiting Student Program:

27 fourth year block electives offered for Visiting students at 9 hospital sites throughout the Bay Area. For more information and application, click on the link below.