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Welcome to the UC San Diego Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship Program

Advanced training in geriatric psychiatry

First established in 1987, we are dedicated training leaders in the field of geriatric psychiatry. Our one-year, ACGME accredited fellowship provides trainees with the knowledge and skills necessary for a successful and rewarding career as geriatric psychiatrists in a supportive and collegial setting.


About the Program

Our fellowship is intended for psychiatrists who wish to pursue advanced training in the mental healthcare of older adults with psychiatric and neurodegenerative illnesses.

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Our clinically based program offers experiences in inpatient, outpatient, primary care, consultation-liaison, home care, and comprehensive geriatric assessment.

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

How to Apply

Commited to Equity & Diversity

The faculty and trainees of the UC San Diego Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship Program serve the diverse patient population of San Diego and our San Diego VA. We recognize the value and importance of fostering a teaching and clinical environment that is welcoming and inclusive of all members of the community; regardless of race, gender identity, sexual orientation, creed, ethinicity or immigration status. Our program seeks to recuit candidates who reflect our committment to embracing the unique and diverse community of San Diego which we call home.

Contact Us

Program Director
Ellen Lee, M.D.

Associate Program Director
Anne-Marie Giuca, M.D.

Program Coordinator
Sabrina Ortega
(858) 249-1017