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


2020 AAGP Annual Meeting
March 13 - 16, 2020
San Antonio, TX

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