John A. Majda, M.D. Memorial Fund

We are pleased to announce the availability of research funds for trainees within the UC San Diego Department of Psychiatry. The John A. Majda, M.D. Memorial Fund is dedicated to encouraging, facilitating and supporting research on de-stigmatizing physician depression and preventing suicide. Funds (up to $5,000 annually for up to 2 years) are available to encourage, support, and reward research in the areas of depression and suicide risk factors, with special consideration of physician depression and suicide. The scope of the project may also include physician wellness, the impact on families, and bereavement. All UCSD Psychiatry trainees (Residents, Fellows, medical students and graduate students) with a faculty sponsor willing to be a co-investigator are eligible. The application process is purposely non-burdensome and there are no time deadlines.

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A specific description of this application and eligibility requirements can be obtained by contacting Ms. Brittany Kirby ( or by clicking here.