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Education and Training

UC San Diego Health Training Programs for Health Care Professionals

Observation and Shadowing for Medical Students and High School Students

Note: This program is currently suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • United States residents: If you are interested in observing at UC San Diego Health, all potential observers must have a formal request sent on their behalf to the Observer Program. The request must come from a representative of the sponsoring department/program you wish to observe. UC San Diego Health cannot facilitate these introductions. Please locate the department/program you are interested in observing to obtain their administrative contact information. Expected turn-around time for processing and approving requests is 10 business days.
  • International Residents: Contact Health Sciences International for information:

Other student training opportunities may be available, including: 

UC San Diego School of Medicine Training Opportunities

Education and Training for UC San Diego Health Employees

At the UC San Diego Health, we encourage our health care professionals to pursue continuing education and professional development opportunities whenever possible. We believe that learning should be a lifelong endeavor.

UC San Diego Extension Programs