How to Apply to the UCSD Psychiatry Residency Program

Psychiatry Electives information can be obtained by emailing: 

To submit an application, please complete the following steps:

  1. Complete the NRMP match enrollment materials
  2. Complete the ERAS application for residencies
  3. Arrange for us to receive:
    • a personal statement
    • a dean's letter
    • a transcript of your medical school grades
    • USMLE examination scores (COMLEX Accepted)
    • at least three letters of recommendation (we suggest at least one from psychiatry)

After you are invited for an interview, please indicate your choice of interview days by contacting Tracy Riley or Keisha Moore, our Program Administrators, via email or phone (619) 471-0209.  You will receive confirmation of your interview date shortly afterwards.  If you are unable to attend your interview day for any reason, please call to cancel as soon as possible, as we usually have a waiting list for our interviews.

If you are applying for a PGY2-4 position or are an international medical graduate, please follow these links for more information:

Requests for further information and all application materials should be sent to:

UCSD Psychiatry Residency Training Program
9500 Arbor Dr. 0851
San Diego, CA 92093
Phone: 619-471-0209