Application

The UCSF Division of Geriatrics utilizes the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) Program, sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges.

Note: Applicants for Research Fellowships, Geriatric Dentistry, Geriatric Psychiatry, and VA National Quality Scholars Program should contact Elaine Chow, Program Coordinator.

When to Apply

  • Programs Register and Update Information
    ERAS Maintenance System: February-April
  • July - Application Opens for the July 1st, Fellowship start date
  • July - ERAS PostOffice Opens
  • August - Match Opens
  • November- Rank Order List Entry Opens
  • December - Quota Change Deadline
  • December - Rank Order List Certification Deadline
  • January - Match Day
  • July - Start of fellowship

Application Process

To apply, please go to the ERAS Website to submit your application. For questions regarding the application process via ERAS, please visit the ERAS Fellowship website, or call ERAS at (215) 966-3940.

Application Requirements

Your ERAS application should include the following:

  1. A completed ERAS Application
  2. A current curriculum vitae
  3. A one-page personal statement
  4. Three letters of recommendation (including one from your past or current program director)

Medical school transcripts, USMLE transcripts, and Dean's letter are not required. Photos are optional. Interviews will be arranged by invitation only following review of the completed applications. We are no longer accepting paper applications.

Please note that applicants are encouraged to discuss the various opportunities for training with division faculty to determine which options provide the best fit. Often this will happen during the interview day.

Contact Us

For any additional questions, or for requests for information regarding the UCSF Geriatrics Fellowship program, please contact our Program Coordinator.

Elaine Chow
Education Coordinator
UCSF Division of Geriatrics
4150 Clement St. VA 181G
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 221-4810 x24453
elaine.chow2@ucsf.edu

For information about insurance and benefits available to fellows at UCSF visit the UCSF HR website.