As a member of the National Council of Administrative Fellowships (NCAF), UCSF welcomes applications each year through the NAFCAS application platform. Applications close in the fall in accordance with the NCAF deadline and selections are made after the application close

UCSF Health is a member of the National Council of Administrative Fellowships (NCAF), a collaboration of leading administrative fellowship sites and graduate health management programs.  

For the upcoming application cycle, UCSF Health is participating in the National Administrative Fellowship Centralized Application System (NAFCAS). NAFCAS streamlines the application process and reduces duplicative efforts for applicants by providing a standardized online interface to apply to your preferred fellowship sites. 

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Application Requirements*  

  1. Current Resume (1-2 pages) 

  2. Personal Statement (1-2 pages): Applicants should write a summary of their professional goals within healthcare, specifying areas of interest and reasons for pursuing an administrative fellowship in general, and specifically, at UCSF Health. Applicants should also describe their interest in healthcare leadership and outline specific contributions they would make to the medical center. 

*Please note: NCAF will require candidates to upload and submit additional materials (i.e. transcripts and letters of recommendation). These additional materials will not be evaluated by the UCSF Health Administrative Fellowship Selection Committee. Visit NCAF website for more information. 

Important Dates and Deadlines:


NAFCAS 2024 application opens: June 7th

NAFCAS application deadline: Friday, September 27th

UCSF final round interviews: Thursday, October 17th – Friday, October 18th

Final offer made: Friday, October 18th

Please contact us if you have any questions.

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Commitment to Diversity  

The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.  

Further information about the University of California, San Francisco, is available at UCSF seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.