Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery offers services and programs through the following Divisions. Use these links to directly access all our Department sites.

Visiting Students

Thank you for your interest in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery’s clinical elective. When space is available, U.S. visiting students (we DO NOT accept international students) may apply to participate in the clinical electives listed below. We do not provide room ,or board for visiting students. Please check our housing section for more information. Students must be in their 4th year of training and comply with all UCSF’s requirements.

Since 2009, UCSF has accepted applications submitted on-line through the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Visiting Student Application Service (VSAS) for US Medical Students. If you are interested in doing an away rotation, please visit the UCSF website for more information.

2017-2018 Application Dates: UCSF allows us to offer electives ONLY after April 20, 2017. The system however opens in early February and you are welcome to apply at that time.

For questions about program availability and specifics, please contact:

Nicola Sequeira, MPA
Director for Educational Programs and Alumni Relations
500 Parnassus Avenue, MU-320WSan Francisco, CA 94143-0728
Email: sequeiran@orthosurg.ucsf.edu