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

  • July - July cycle fellowship applicants may begin submitting applications to programs
  • August - Match Opens
  • December - 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. 

Your ERAS application should include the following:

  1. A completed ERAS Application
  2. A current curriculum vitae
  3. A one-page personal statement. For those applying to the combined Geriatric-Palliative Care Integrated fellowship, please include an explanation of your interest in the combined fellowship. 
  4. Three letters of recommendation (including one from your past or current program director).  For those applying to the combined Geriatric-Palliative Care Integrated fellowship, we encourage 1 of the letters to be from a non-physician clinician.
  5. USMLE steps 1 and 2 or, for D.O. degree, COMLEX level 1 and 2 transcripts

Application Requirements

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.