Clinical Fellowship Application

The UCSF Geriatric Medicine and Integrated Geriatric Medicine and Palliative Care fellowships utilized the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) Program, sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges. You may apply to multiple fellowship programs.

Learn more about UCSF Division of Geriatrics Fellowships

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

When to Apply

  • February - April - Programs Register and Update Information/ ERAS Maintenance System
  • July - July cycle fellowship applicants may begin submitting applications to programs on July 7th, 9am ET
  • July - ERAS Post Office Opens on July 21st
  • 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.

Who We Train

The UCSF Clinical Fellowship in Geriatric Medicine is a 12-month experience designed for physicians who have successfully completed an ACGME-accredited residency in internal medicine or family medicine. We seek individuals with exceptional talent, great interpersonal skills, and a strong drive to be at the forefront of advances in clinical medicine and research. 

Applicants must have received a medical degree from a medical school accredited by the LCME, AOA, or one that is recognized by the California Medical Board (  ).  All applicants must have passed USMLE Step I and II. 

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 and USMLE/COMPLEX transcripts are mandatory. 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 Information

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

Elaine Chow
Education Programs Specialist
[email protected]

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