Graduate Medical Education

The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Medical Center are both committed to graduate medical education (GME) as a central component of their mission to improve the health of the public. UCSD seeks to educate outstanding physicians and medical scientists.

The School of Medicine and the Medical Center provide a supportive and challenging educational environment within which residents of diverse backgrounds can prepare themselves for careers characterized by commitment to excellence in service to others through patient care, research, teaching, and lifelong learning. Faculty members offer residents state-of-the-art knowledge, demonstrate the latest developments in patient care, model compassionate and ethical care, and provide guidance and supervision to ensure patient health and safety.

UCSD Residency Programs

The UCSD School of Medicine offers 61 ACGME accredited Residency programs and 1 combined residency program for a total of 62 programs with over 650 intern, resident and fellow trainees.

  • Anesthesiology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • General Preventive Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Pathology
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiology
  • Reproductive Medicine
  • Surgery

UCSD also offers training to another 100+ trainees in approximately 30 fellowship programs for which accreditation is not currently available.

GME building

Mailing Address

200 W. Arbor Drive,
Mail Code 8829
San Diego, CA 92103-8829


  • Associate Dean and Designated Institutional Official (DIO) 619-471-0345
  • Cindy Slaughter, Director 619-543-7768