UC Davis Health System welcomes residents from other institutions for short-term rotations. This appointment requires registration with Graduate Medical Education. All required paperwork must be submitted directly to the specific Residency Training Program and then routed to Graduate Medical Education for processing.  Documents must be submitted at least one month prior to requested start date.  The short-term rotation at UC Davis Health System requires proof of medical malpractice insurance.


Contact the Program Coordinator (PDF) to obtain the necessary forms for a short-term rotation at UC Davis Health System. Complete the 2-page Authorization for Short Term Rotation Form and attach requested documents.  The form must be typed and a hard copy sent to the appropriate department. We cannot accept a FAX.


If you are not licensed in the State of California, please complete the Postgraduate Medical Board Registration Form (PDF). Please indicate "Section 1320 Guest Rotator" on the form in Box 11.  Submit along with all of the required documentation to the Residency Program Office.


Please note:  Effective March 1, 2017, all incoming residents and fellows must undergo a Substance Abuse Screening, Background Check, and Employee Health Screening prior to the first day of service.