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Frequently Asked Questions about the Medical Toxicology Fellowship

What is the Fellowship recruitment timeline?

Recruitment for the following academic year opens in May and applications will be accepted through mid October. Interviews will be scheduled with candidates starting in July and will run through the end of October. Applicants are chosen through the National Resident Marching Program. Match Day falls on the third Wednesday of November each year.

What is the Duration of the Fellowship?

The ACGME requires a 2 year fellowship.


How many fellows will be accepted?

We expect to be able to offer slots for 2 candidates per year of the fellowship.


What are the requirements for eligibility?

Fellows must be board-eligible in any emergency medicine. 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.

Does the fellowship program accept international applicants?

International medical graduates are eligible to apply to the Medical Toxicology Fellowship if they are US Board eligible in emergency medicine. For more information about the application process for international medical graduates, click here.