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Geriatrics Fellowship Program Application Requirements


To apply to UC San Diego one-year Geriatric Medicine Fellowship, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Completed training in an ACGME accredited residency in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine
  • Be able to start the fellowship on July 1st
  • For international residents, we accept applicants who hold a valid J1 visa
    • We are unable to accept applicants requesting a new or continuing H1-B visa

Applying for the 2025-26 Geriatric Medicine Fellowship:

  • Complete an Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) ERAS application will open on Wednesday, August 21, 2024
  • Submit the following information in your ERAS application:
    • CV
    • Personal statement
    • Program Director's Letter and two letters of recommendation
    • Dean's Letter
    • Medical School Transcripts
    • USMLE Transcripts and ECFMG Status Report (Foreign Medical Graduates)
  • Interviews will be held in September and October
  • All interviews will be held virtually
  • Our program participates in the National Resident Match Program (NRMP). Match day is Wednesday, December 4, 2024


For additional information, contact our Fellowship Administrator:

Laura Jimenez
Division of Geriatrics, Gerontology & Palliative Care
University of California, San Diego