Health and Psychological Services for UC San Diego Medical and Pharmacy Students

In case of Emergency:

  • Call 911 or UC San Diego Campus Police 858-534- HELP (4357)
  • Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) 858-534-3755
    After Hours CAPS 858-534-3755
    (press option #2 for immediate connection to an on-call therapist for assistance by phone)
  • National Suicide Prevention and Crisis Hotline 800-273-TALK (8255)
  • San Diego County Crisis Line 888-724-7240
  • UC San Diego Jacobs Medical Center Emergency Department 858-657-7600
    9300 Campus Point Drive, San Diego 92037
  • UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest Emergency Department 619-543-6400
    200 West Arbor Drive, San Diego 92103
  • Scripps Mercy Emergency Department 619-260-7000
    4077 Fifth Avenue, San Diego 92103
  • Scripps Memorial Emergency Department 858-626-6150
    9888 Genesee Avenue, San Diego 92037
  • Sharp Mesa Vista 858-278-4110
    7850 Vista Hill Avenue, San Diego 92123

Please Note: Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) provides 100 percent coverage at UCSD
Emergency Departments and 60-80% coverage at all non-UCSD Emergency Care Facilities. See
your plan for more details.

Non-Emergent Support Services

  • UC San Diego Student Health Service
  • UC San Diego Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
    *Please identify yourself as a student of the SOM to expedite service. Confidential records are
    held as protected health information and are not linked with any academic record at the
  • Judy Goodman-Fermin, PhD
    Clinical psychologist and liaison to the SOM
  • UC San Diego SOM, Office of Student Affairs (for support and advising)
  • UC San Diego Sexual Assault and Violence Prevention Resource Center (SARC)
  • American Medical Student Association (AMSA)
  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
  • UC San Diego Eating Disorders Treatment & Research
  • Alcoholics Anonymous - San Diego
  • Narcotics Anonymous – San Diego
  • UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness

    If you are in crisis, please call 911 or 800-273-TALK