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Training and Education

Education and Training Opportunities 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.

Education and Training Opportunities for Medical Students and High School Students

Observership Programs and Shadowing Opportunities

  • United States Residents: If you are interested in observing at UC San Diego Health, all potential observers must have a formal shadowing request sent on their behalf to the Office of Compliance and Privacy. The request must come from a representative of the department/program you wish to observe. UC San Diego Health cannot facilitate these introductions via the contact form on this website. Please visit the UC San Diego School of Medicine website and locate the department/program you are interested in observing to obtain their administrative contact information.
  • International Residents: Contact Health Sciences International for information:

Other Education and Training Opportunities

UC San Diego School of Medicine offers some student training opportunities, which vary by department and program.

UCSD Extension Programs