Potential areas of interest for graduates of the program include, but are not limited to:
- Federal/state health care policy
- Medical leadership
- Health care consulting
The program is open solely to UCR medical students who have entered their third year of medical school and will apply separately to the School of Public Policy. Applicants must demonstrate an ability to perform well in medical school coursework, a commitment to primary care, and communication and clinical skills. Among a typical medical school class of 50 students, three to five are expected to apply for the degree program.