graphic of eyeball2017 team photogroup photo 2group photo 3

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



  • June 26, 2019 - Hail and Farewell
  • September 26, 2019 - Resident Retreat
  • October 1 & 3, 2019 - PRITE exam
  • December 19, 2019 - Holiday Brunch
  • May 8, 2020 - Resident Retreat

Recent Resident Accomplishments

Michael Langley DeGroot, M.D.
2015 UCSD Gold Humanism 
2017-19 APA Leadership Award
2017/18 ACP-PRITE Fellowship

Priti Ojha
Priti Ojha, M.D.  2017-18 Chief Resident  2017-18 AADPRT - Ginsberg Award

Yash Joshi, M.D PhD
2018 ASCP Clinical Trials Workshop Fellowship
2018 AAGO/GMHF Research Scholar
2018 APA Research Colloquium for Junior Investigators

See more resident accomplishments