2024 Program Dates

Start: Tuesday, June 17th, 2024

End: Friday, July 26th, 2024


Program Informational Video

*For introduction purposes only, specific dates and deadlines may not correspond to the actual timeline for your year's program. Please observe other sections of the website for up-to-date details. 


Program Benefits

  • Individualized mentorship and networking with UCSF Emergency Medicine Faculty, Residents, and Co-Fellows
  • Clinical Skills and Procedure Labs (ultrasound, splinting, suturing, etc)
  • Hands-on clinical experience at UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus and Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center
  • Step-by-step guidance to develop and present a scholarly project 
  • Opportunity to learn about and improve equitable care of historically underserved communities
  • $3500 stipend* for housing, travel/transportation, meeting registration, meeting travel, and research resources

*UCSF medical students who are accepted for our program will be expected to apply for funding through the UCSF Summer Explore program. Assistance will be provided on demand to students accepted to our program for obtaining a research mentor/project for Summer Explore submission. 


Expectations from Fellows

  • Check with your home institutions that you will be able to commit to the posted program dates
  • Signed commitment to completing the fellowship if selected and prompt notification of coordinators with any changes or concerns
  • Disclose in your application if you already are participating in another funded Summer Mentorship or Research Program
  • Exhibit professional behavior (show up on time, participate actively, etc) consistent with UCSF PRIDE Values
  • Attend 90% of program sessions AND all mandatory sessions


Curriculum Information

Example Calendar (Not Actual Schedule)

*Sessions during the fellowship run Monday through Friday 0900-1300 Pacific Time



  • Pre-work and assignments related to lectures, clinical skills, and procedure labs
  • Weekly to bimonthly meetings with research and career mentors
  • Clinical Skills Presentation
  • Scholarly Work Project Presentation at one WIP (Work in Progress) session and the final symposium*
  • Feedback surveys

*You are not expected to complete your project in 6 weeks, though you are certainly welcome to take on a smaller portion of a project if you would like to limit this work to the summer