Information for Visiting Students
FEES: The fees for a 4 week rotation is $200.00. All fees are non-refundable. Once you are confirmed for a rotation, the Department will send you an e-mail with payment instructions.
ORIENTATION: There will be orientation for all visiting students with their chief resident on the first day of the rotation at 8:00 am.
UCSF ID BADGE AND PHOTO ID: You must bring your Drivers License or other forms of identification with you. The police department requires 2 forms of identification. UCSF ID’s will be issued to you on the first day of your rotation.
MALPRACTICE INSURANCE: You must show proof that you are covered for Malpractice Insurance by your home school. The information must be made available in VSAS.
LAB COATS: You are required to bring your own white coat since one must be worn at all times during patient contact. We do not provide coats.
PAGERS: The department does not issue pagers to visiting medical students.
TRANSPORTATION TO PARNASSUS CAMPUS: The campus is located in the 500 block of Parnassus Avenue. There is a short-term parking garage at 500 Parnassus Avenue, charging a rate of $3.75/hour. The campus is serviced by the N-Judah Light Rail Service, the #6, #43 and #66 bus lines and UCSF shuttle service to and from Mt. Zion Hospital, San Francisco VA Medical Center and San Francisco General Hospital.
PARKING: UCSF and affiliate hospitals do not provide parking for visiting medical students. Shuttles run regularly between UCSF, Mission Bay, SFGH and Mt. Zion Hospital.