Information for Foreign Medical Graduates
Requirements for UCSF Residencies & Clinical Fellowships:
Thank you for your interest in the Graduate Medical Training Programs at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). The following provides information on what you must accomplish prior to applying to our clinical training programs:
Description of the Process:
If you are not a citizen of the United States, and you do not hold Permanent Resident status, you will be required to secure the ECFMG-J1 visa to enter this institution for medical training. The University does not sponsor H 1 visas for medical trainees.
The following is the address of the ECFMG:
for Foreign Medical Graduates
3624 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-2685 U.S.A.
The following is the address of the CMB:
|Medical Board of
1426 Howe Avenue, Suite 54
Sacramento, CA 95825-3236 U.S.A.
The following is the address of the NRMP:
2450 "N" Street, NW Suite 201
Washington, D.C. 20037-1141 U.S.A.
Most training programs gather applications throughout the year and select candidates in February to begin training four months later on July 1. As the above procedures are lengthy, you should organize your activities to accommodate the date and time requirements.
Federation of State Medical Boards
California Medical Board
UCSF Office of Graduate Medical Education500 Parnassus Avenue, MU 250E
San Francisco, CA 94143-0474
Telephone: (415) 476-4562
Fax: (415) 502-4166
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