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Welcome to the UC San Diego Psychiatry Residency Program

The Department of Psychiatry Residency Training Program is developmental in nature, appropriately challenging the residents at each level as they move from intensively supervised beginners to autonomous, confident, skilled and experienced clinicians and colleagues at graduation.

Program Components


The Psychiatry Department takes great pride in our residents and we feel we can offer a compelling and challenging educational experience. We hope our website helps with your questions. If there is something you would like more explanation on please don't hesitate to contact us at (619) 471-0209. 

UCSD Psychiatry Residency program has been rated #3 in the West and #1 of all UCSD Training programs by Doximity, which assists in helping medical students and physicians make informed decisions in the residency process. The exceptional ratings by former residents as well as the outstanding scholarly statistics upholds the program's commitment to providing the highest standard of living and education.

Find out more about opportunities in our Research Track and Community Psychiatry Track



  • September 24, 2020 - Resident Retreat
  • October 6 & 8, 2020 - PRITE exam
  • December 17, 2020 - Holiday Brunch
  • May 7, 2021 - Resident Retreat

Recent Resident Accomplishments


Lu Wu, M.D. 

2019- 2020  UCSD Emergency Medicine department  "Consultant of the Year"

Priti Ojha                

Morrison Steel, M.D.

2019-2020 UCSD SOM Humanism in Medicine Resident Award 

Abigail Clark, M.D. 

2018-2019 UCSD SOM Humanism in Medicine Resident Award 

See more resident accomplishments