The UCSF Fresno Internal Medicine residency program offers a one-year preliminary ACGME-accredited program and a three-year categorical ACGME-accredited program. The program matches ten PGY-1 preliminary and 18 PGY-1 categorical residents each year.
The UCSF Fresno Internal Medicine residency program participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). All applications are handled through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges.
Program Name: Internal Medicine
Program Code: 1022140C0
Program Name: Medicine Preliminary
Program Code: 1022140P0
155 N Fresno St, Fresno CA 93701
Telephone: (559) 499-6500
FAX: (559) 499-6501
Web address: http://www.fresno.ucsf.edu/internal
Pass each USMLE or COMLEX exam on first attempt; graduation from medical school by early June or in recent past 5 years; applicants with current application for PTAL posted on ERAS application will be considered for interview
Minimum Employment Requirements
To be eligible for a residency/fellowship appointment contract with the UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program, all current or expected trainees must possess one of the following for the duration of their anticipated years of training:
- be a United States citizen
- be in possession of a green card
- be in possession of an EAD (work permit)
- possess an ECFMG –sponsored J-1 visa
UCSF Fresno doesn’t generally sponsor H-1B visas, please contact individual programs regarding their policy on H-1B visa sponsorship.
California Medical License-
The State of California requires housestaff who meet the following criteria to have a license in order to continue training:
- US Graduate- must possess a license by the 1st day of the 25th month of (all) US ACGME Accredited Post Graduate Training
- Foreign/International Graduate- must possess a license by the 1st day of the 37th month of (all) US ACGME Accredited Post Graduate Training
UCSF Fresno is committed to selecting and hiring the most capable housestaff in order to pursue its strategic goals of excellence in teaching, learning, research, scholarship, creative activity and service to the community. All offers of appointment to UCSF Fresno sponsored GME programs are specifically conditioned upon a criminal background investigation. Background checks will be carried out by an agency on behalf of UCSF Fresno Graduate Medical Education Office. By signing the background check release form, prospective trainees are consenting to a background investigation
Additional Information for Foreign Medical Graduates
You must be in possession of an ECFMG (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates) certificate in order to begin residency training in the United States Please visit the ECFMG website at www.ecfmg.org for additional information on how to obtain certification.
Fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.