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Application Procedures

Deadline for application forms is November 1st. (Applications are not being accepted this year for the 2015-16 Training Year.)

    • Application forms must be postmarked by November 1st for the following training year from July 1 to June 30; supplementary forms (official transcripts from graduate education and three letters of recommendation) must also be postmarked by November 1st.  Applications that do not meet these deadlines will not be considered for the current cycle.
    • Final acceptance into a two-year residency position is contingent upon acceptance into one of the California schools of public health with which CDPH has an affiliation.
    • Primary selection criteria are a demonstrated interest in and ability to practice in a public health agency in California.
    • General Application Timeline
    • November 1st Applications Due
      November 1st Supporting Documents Due
      December - January Interviews
      January - June Acceptance Letters

             For further information, please contact:

      Preventive Medicine Residency Program
      California Department of Public Health 
      Program Coordinator: Esther Jones
      Mail Stop 7213
      P.O. Box 997377
      Sacramento, CA 95899-7377
      PHONE: 916-552-9920
      FAX: 916-552-9994

    Last modified on: 10/22/2014 12:39 PM