Health Benefits for UCSF Residents and Clinical Fellows

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UCSF offers its residents and fellows a robust benefits package at very low to zero cost and virtual appointment options to fit into your busy schedule. Please see below to take advantage of everything this benefits program has to offer. 

Your Benefits 

Medical, Behavioral Health and Pharmacy

Dental and Vision Plan

Disability/Life Insurance/Accidental Death and Dismemberment

UC Safe Harbor (DC Plan), 403(b) and 457(b) FAQs

If you are paid through the UC payroll system you are automatically enrolled in the Safe Harbor DCP (Defined Contribution Plan). You also have the option to save pre-tax dollars by enrolling in the 403(b) and/or 457(b) plans.


Residents & Clinical Fellows who separate from the University may be eligible to continue their medical, dental and vision coverage under COBRA continuation. Trainees may also want to explore other insurance options under the Affordable Care Act. Resources are available at (national) or (California).

Domestic Partners


GME Resources


Sharon Mendonca
[email protected]
Phone: 415/476-6529
Fax: 415/476-2328
Human Resources, Box 0918

Information For GME Program Coordinators Administrators

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