Now Accepting 2019-2020 Applications!
Applications for the 2019-2020 cycle are now open! Apply here: https://postbac.meded.uci.edu/.
For first time applicants, applications close on March 13th, 2019. For re-applicants, applications close on May 6th, 2019. For all applicants to UC Irvine's program regardless of first time or re-applicant status, the deadline is March 13th, 2019.
UC Postbaccalaureate Consortium
The UC Postbaccalaureate Consortium is a partnership of postbaccalaureate premedical programs at the Schools of Medicine at UC Davis, UC Irvine, UC Los Angels, and UC San Francisco. The mission of the Consortium is to incrasethe number of physicians who practice in shortage areas of California by assisting capable and dedicated students from disadvantaged backgrounds in gaining admission to medical school.
This site is part of a joint online application service for the UC Consortium postbaccalaureate programs, which allows candidates to apply to one or more of the programs simultaneously.
Jose Morfin, MD
Dr. Jose Morfin is the UC Postbaccalaureate Consortium Principal Investigator. Dr. Morfin grew up in Northern California in a farming working class community, the first in his family to graduate from high school to pursue higher education. He has strong interest in community outreach to underserved populations to improve health care delivery, as well as promoting health professional careers amongst Underrepresented in Medicine (UIM) groups.
Arra Jane Concepcion, BA
Arra Jane Concepcion joined the UC Postbaccalaureate Consortium as the Coordinator in Fall 2018. In addition to supporting UC Postbaccalaureate Consortium applicants, Arra is the Logistics Analyst for the Center for a Diverse Healthcare Workforce, where she is involved in the Center's community of practice and dissemination missions. Prior to joining the UC Postbaccalaureate Consortium and the Center, Arra supported the Chair and CAO of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She also served as the Operations Assistant to the Health Sciences Development and Alumni Relations department. Arra is a product of the UC system and graduated from UC Davis with a Bachelor’s in English and History.
The UC Postbaccalaureate Consortium is funded in part by a grant from The California Wellness Foundation (Cal Wellness). Created in 1992 as a private independent foundation, Cal Wellness’ mission is to improve the health of the people of California by making grants for health promotion, wellness education and disease prevention.