Program Director Message

Ivy Darden

Steven Tringali, DO

Program Director


Visiting Students

UCSF Fresno Internal Medicine Scholarship for Visiting Students 2023

UCSF Fresno Internal Medicine 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 Department of Internal Medicine to promote health in Central California by providing 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:  To qualify for this scholarship, you must

  •     Be entering your final year of medical school (graduating 2024)
  •     Planning to pursue a residency in Internal Medicine.
  •     Identify as a student from a Disadvantaged Background**
  •     Be in good academic standing.

Requirements for the UCSF Fresno’ clinical electives must also be met.

Prior to the start of your rotation, passed Step 1 of the USMLE or Complex

** 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 the below expenses upon submission of receipts.

  • Student Housing
  • Up to $1000 for travel (transportation) costs
  • Application/Tuition fees

To submit your application, please email the following to

  • Completed DiM Internal Medicine Application (link below)
  • Current CV
  • Medical school transcript
  • UMSLE/COMLEX score report

The 2023-2024 DiM application for Internal Medicine will be available beginning Wednesday, March 22, 2023.