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How to Apply to the UCSD EMS/Disaster Medicine Fellowship



How to Apply

  1. Register on the NRMP website:
  2. Email your CV and a personal statement to the EMS Fellowship Program Administrator, Mae Malong at
  3. Submit 3 letters of recommendations to Mae Malong as well. One letter must be from your residency program director. 






The deadline to apply is Friday, August 23, 2024.


Interviews will be held Wednesday, September 25th and Friday, September 27th 2024, 8AM-2PM PST. 

Important Dates

Please check the National Resident Matching Program website for Emergency Medicine Fellowships for important dates:

  • Match Opens
  • Rank Order List Opens
  • Rank Order List Deadline
  • Match Day

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Prior to entry into the program, the fellow must have successfully completed an ACGME-accredited residency or an RCPSC-accredited residency located in Canada, excluding transitional year programs.  Although the primary training site is UC San Diego Health, rotations are also offered at Rady Children’s Hospital, Veterans Administration Medical Center, San Diego, and El Centro Regional Medical Center.

International medical graduates are eligible to apply to the EMS/Disaster Medicine Fellowship if they are US Board eligible in emergency medicine and graduated from an ACGME accredited residency program. For more information about the application process for international medical graduates, click here.