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 Determine if you are eligible to access OCPD services

Start here if you are a:


This includes the following:

  • School of Dentistry students
  • School of Medicine students
  • School of Nursing students
  • School of Pharmacy students
  • Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science students
  • Global Health master's students
  • All other clinically focused students
  • Dual degree students focused on clinical careers

Start here if you are a:


This includes the following:

  • All PhD students
  • All postdoctoral scholars
  • Artificial Intelligence and Computational Drug Discovery and Development master's students
  • Biomedical Imaging master's students
  • History of Health Sciences master's students
  • Health Data Science master's students
  • Clinical Research master's students
  • Translational Medicine master's students

General appointment policies for students, postdocs, and postbacs:

1. Each person is limited to five appointments per academic year.

  • We understand that there are times when more than five appointments may be required. If you feel you may need extra appointments contact us via email or speak with the career counselor with whom you have met.

2. In order to maintain availability, each person can only book one appointment, with one counselor, at a time.  

3. Please cancel your appointment within 24 hours of the appointment if you cannot make it. Students and postdocs who fail to cancel their appointments 3 times will be ineligible from accessing appointments for the remainder of that quarter, so please cancel and reschedule.

4. You must bring your UCSF ID to verify your identity at the appointment.

5. Please review our privacy policy in advance of your appointment.

Upcoming Events


Career and Professional Development Writing Retreat

Date: June 12, 2024
Time: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

OCPD Summer Celebration

Date: June 12, 2024
Time: 3 - 6 p.m.