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M.D. Program

M.D. Program

Rural-PRIME

Admissions information

  • Rural-PRIME will accept up to 12 students to be admitted for the 2014-15 Academic Year.


  • Applicants must meet UC Davis School of Medicine admissions requirements, as well as the Rural-PRIME criteria.


  • Rural-PRIME criteria: Applicants should possess significant knowledge of and experience in rural settings, including a familiarity with underserved populations and the desire to practice in a rural community in California. Applicants interested in Primary Care, Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, OB/GYN and General Surgery are encouraged to apply.

To apply

  1. All applicants must apply to the UC Davis School of Medicine through the American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS) by October 1.  UC Davis School of Admissions Process:  http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/mdprogram/admissions/how-to-apply.html


  2.  Applicants invited to complete the UC Davis School of Medicine secondary application will have an opportunity to indicate their interest in Rural-PRIME.


  3.  Interested applicants who are accepted to the UC Davis School of Medicine will be considered for the Rural-PRIME Leadership Pathway.

Thank you for your interest in Rural-PRIME!

For more information on the admissions process and application deadlines, please contact the UC Davis School of Medicine Admissions Office at 916-734-4800 or visit: http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/mdprogram/admissions/index.html