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Apply to the Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship Program


With COVID-19 related travel restrictions, we recognize that traditional interview visits are not feasible at this time. We are accepting applications and conducting interviews remotely. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.

Thank you for your interest in our program. The UC San Diego School of Medicine Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship is an ACGME accredited one-year program that provides advanced post-residency training in geriatric psychiatry. 


Applications to the UCSD Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship are accepted beginning spring of the year prior to which admission is being sought.   


Applicants must successfully complete an ACGME accredited general psychiatry residency prior to matriculation.  

Applicants must be eligible for licensure by State of California and hold a valid California Medical License by July 1 of their fellowship year.

How to Apply

To apply, candidates are required to submit:

  • CV
  • A one-page personal statement
  • Three letters of recommendation (one of which must be from their Program Director). *Letters of recommendation should be submitted directly to the our program
  • Completed UCSD Post-Graduate Medical Training Application
  • Copy of medical school transcript

Please send all materials to: 

Sabrina Ortega 
Program Coordinator
(858) 249-1017

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