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Where ambition meets joy

Work so meaningful it expands how you define yourself.

California’s #1-ranked hospital, affiliate training sites, and the fact that Los Angeles offers one of the most diverse patient populations in the country means there is simply no better place to hone your practice of medicine than here at UCLA.

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Thrive Everywhere

Walk into any clinical situation and feel expertly qualified. The experiences and diverse sites you’ll find here will set you up for success anywhere.

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High Tech, High Touch

At California’s #1-ranked hospital, you’ll care for patients from all corners of the globe as well as have access to top minds and state-of-the-art equipment.

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Ask Big Questions

Collaborate with forward thinking colleagues to solve problems faster, with vast research partnership opportunities at your fingertips.

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The Application Process

Recruitment, selection and appointment of residents and fellows is performed by the Program Directors with oversight by the Institution's GMEC and in accordance with ACGME and California Medical Board requirements. 

Please visit your program of interest’s information page for the most accurate and specific application instructions. See the Programs page for a list of residency and fellowship programs. 

Learn more about the residency application process


Most programs accept applicants through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Positions will be matched through the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP).

Compassionate care with colleagues who get it

"I have been at UCLA for over 20 years. Every day, I have learned something, I have taught someone, I have helped someone. That has allowed me to have a very rich and fulfilling career, and stimulates me to come to work every day."

Dr. Charles Flippen, Past Program Director for Neurology Residency

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Living a #LifeofImpact