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        to the University of California San Diego Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship Program. First established in 1987, we are dedicated training leaders in the field of geriatric psychiatry. Our one-year, ACGME accredited fellowship provides trainees with the knowledge and skills necessary for a successful and rewarding career as geriatric psychiatrists in a supportive and collegial setting.

Faculty & Fellow Accomplishments

Hanadi Ajam-Oughli
Editorial:  Antidepressant Treatment for Late‐Life Depression: Considering Risks and Benefits, JAGS May 29, 2019

Catherine Ayers
"From Hoarding to Healing in California", Featured in US News and World Report Oct. 15, 2019

Avery Matthews
Selected for UCSD Interdisciplinary Research Fellowship in NeuroAIDS

COVID 19 Update for Applicants

​With COVID-19 related travel restrictions, we recognize that traditional interview visits are not feasible at this time.  We are accepting applications and conducting interviews remotely.  If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.

Steve Huege, Kalya Vardi, Hoang Nguyen, Paula Smith  

Diversity Statement

​The faculty and trainees of the UCSD Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship Program serve the diverse patient population of  San Diego.  We recognize the value and importance of fostering a teaching and clinical environment that is welcoming and inclusive of all members of the community; regardless of race, gender identity, sexual orientation, creed, ethinicity or immigration status.  Our program seeks to recuit candidates who reflect our committment to embracing the unique and diverse community of San Diego which we call home.


Program Director

Steve Huege, MD, MS. Ed.

Program Coordinator

Paula Smith

Tel:(858) 534-6299