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Immunizations Required

  • Covid-19 vaccine and booster required. No medical or religious exemptions will be accepted for the safety of our patients and to minimize the potential risk of spreading covid.
  • Mumps, Rubella and Rubeola: A positive titer or proof of two immunizations is required. Students without documentation of two shots need to have titers drawn. If the titer results are negative, immunizations are required.
  • Varicella (Chicken Pox): A positive titer or proof of 2 immunizations.
  • Hepatitis A: Required (please note that this is a two-shot series administered six months apart. Please allow adequate time to start the first dose at least a few months prior to the start of the rotation.
  • Hepatitis B: Required
  • Tuberculosis (TST) Screening: Students can do a blood test (such as Quantiferon) or have a current 2-Step PPD: The two-step test is NOT the usual PPD skin test in which you receive an injection of PPD and the test area is observed one time at specific time frame. The two-step PPD test is used to detect individuals with past TB infection who now have diminished skin test reactivity or to offset potential false negative testing results. This procedure reduces the likelihood that a boosted reaction is later interpreted as a new infection. In this procedure a person is given a baseline PPD test. If the test is negative, a second test is administered one to three weeks later. If the second test is negative, the person is considered uninfected. If the second test is positive, then the person is considered to have a “boosted” reaction to an infection that occurred a long time ago. The two-step PPD will require four visits..
  • Tdap: All students require a Tdap immunization. A tetanus shot received within the past 12 months also meets this requirement.
  • Influenza: Required
  • CPR/BLS Certificate (online is acceptable)
  • If you have any questions, please contact Public Health Occupational Health Element at 707-423-5464.

Immunizations Records Submit to and Date:

  • Due at least one month prior to start date and bring hard copies on first day of clinic. Scan documents and email to TSgt Jane Purnell at

Documentation Required

  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Drivers License, Vehicle Registration, and Proof of Insurance.
  • School verification letter stating HIPAA Training within the last 12 months.
  • The Civilian Rotations Request Form will need signatures from both yourself and from Dr. Yu in Clinic Administration.
  • FBI and US Department of Justice background check results letter. You will need to complete the fingerprinting for a background check done via a Live Scan process if you are in the state of California. This requirement will check the FBI and California Department of Justice (DOJ) databases (in addition to obtaining the following information: Sex Offender Registry, OIG/GSA, SSN Address Locator and County Criminal databases).
  • You will need to disclose any prior incidents. It is best to provide truthful and accurate information in response to questions during your criminal background check.
  • It is recommended to do the fingerprinting during the session or two immediately prior to the session when you attend Travis Air Force Base. However, if you are on out-of-state externships for two sessions before your Travis session, please do the fingerprinting between one to two weeks before you leave the state of California. Allow a one-week window before you leave the area to be able to complete re-prints at if needed.
  • If you are attending any combination of these clinics: BOPC, Travis Air Force Base, Kaiser Sacramento, Alameda Health Systems (and the rotations are within six months of each other), the background check must be completed by the earlier of the deadlines for AHS, Travis AFB, Kaiser Sacramento or BOPC.
  • There are a few entities involved with the fingerprinting and background check process. Fingerprints are taken in order to run a background check.
    1. Biometrics4ALL is the entity that arranges for the collection of fingerprints. You make appointments for fingerprinting through Biometrics4ALL. HireRight will process fingerprints for the FBI. You need to submit information on BOTH the Biometrics4ALL and HireRight websites
    2. The FBI and Department of Justice are two entities that obtain the fingerprints from Biometrics4ALL and HireRight and runs the fingerprints through it databases in order to get a background check.
    3. UCPD is the entity that adjudicates the results (makes a formal decision on whether their clearance or an issue) that are received from the FBI and the Department of Justice.

Below are the steps and what you need to know to schedule your fingerprinting appointment with UC Berkeley’s fingerprint service provider, Biometrics4ALL, Inc. You will be able to have fingerprints done anywhere in the United States, but will be making the appointment through Biometrics. Biometrics does not itself take fingerprints, it is just the web portal to schedule and pay for fingerprints and has your fingerprints sent to the FBI and Department of Justice. The results are forwarded to UCPD to decide on whether you are cleared or not. UCPD sends the results to Clinic Admin. When making your appointment, be sure to have your credit card available for the applicable fees. The scheduling website works best with the Google Chrome browser.

Background Check & Fingerprinting Instructions


HireRight Applicant Process Steps


Documentation Submit to and Date

Absence Policy

  • Any leave must be requested at least 1 month in advance of desired day off and be pre-approved by the attending faculty. Requested leave will be granted only at the discretion of the attending doctor. Students are permitted a maximum of 4 days off per rotation. This includes all absences (illness, residency interview, personal day, NBEO exam date and travel, etc). Any days missed beyond this time are made up on a case-by-case basis by writing case reports or providing a presentation on a patient case or topic. More than 4 missed clinic days will result in an incomplete grade for the session.