Medical Student Programs at UCSF Fresno Family Medicine

Now Offering the Following 4th Year Electives:

140.50 - Ambulatory

140.53 - Advanced Inpatient Med D

140.55 - Palliative Care 

For more information on the application process, go directly to the Medical Student Programs website.
Questions related to elective availability, please reach out to Shelby Fallas at [email protected].


UCSF Fresno Scholarship for Visiting Students 2025

The scholarship application for the 2024-2025 academic year is closed.
Applications will reopen in April 2025 for the 2025-2026 academic year.

The UCSF Fresno Family & Community Medicine department is excited to offer a visiting student scholarship opportunity to individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds, who are committed to working with underserved populations, or are interested in working with issues related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Our institution was established to meet the needs of the San Joaquin Valley by training and retaining physicians to provide care in our region.  It is the mission of the UCSF Fresno medical education program is to provide innovative and excellent patient care while training the next generation of physicians and advancing patient-centered research while serving our culturally diverse and medically under-served patient population.  It is our goal to train physicians who reflect the diversity of our surrounding communities.

Eligibility Requirements

To qualify for this scholarship, you must

  • Be entering your final year of medical school. (graduating 2025)
  • Be in good academic standing.
  • Prior to the start of your rotation, Passed Step 1 of the USMLE or Complex.
  • Identify as a student from a Disadvantaged Background**
  • Plan to pursue a residency in Family Medicine.
  • UCSF Fresno Clinical Elective requirements must also be met.

** Family with an annual income below established low-income thresholds AND/OR from a social, cultural, or educational environment such as that found in certain rural or inner-city environments that have demonstrably presented barriers to navigating admissions or access to medical careers.

This scholarship supports students by reducing the costs related to the clerkship travel, application/tuition fee and housing expenses. Scholarship awardees will receive reimbursement for up to $2000. The scholarship application for the 2024-2025 academic year is closed, but it will reopen in April 2025 for the 2025-2026 academic year.