Welcome​ to the Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship Program!

Welcome to the UCSD Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship! UCSD has a long tradition of cutting edge and innovative research in substance use and addiction. With the introduction of the UCSD Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship in 2018, we add a clinical fellowship training experience to utilize the outstanding faculty and educational opportunities to create the next generation of clinical leaders in Addiction Psychiatry.

We are recruiting our first class for July 2019!

UCSD Addiction In the News

How Immodium Became Appealing to Opioid Addicts
Med Shadow 
Features Carla Marienfeld, MD 

LGBQ teens at higher risk of substance use than heterosexual peers, study shows
The Medical News
Features Laramie Smith, PhD, and Steffanie Strathdee, PhD

Should People with Drug Addictions Be Forced Into Rehab
Features Dan Werb, Ph.D.

A New Injectable Sensor Monitors Alcohol Use In Real Time 
HCA News 
Features Carla Marienfeld, MD

New York Times 
Features Christina Chambers, PhD, MPH

New York Times 
Features Marc Shuckit, MD

Medical Providers Target Areas of Risk to Combat Opioid Abuse
San Diego Business Journal
Features William Perry, PhD

Important Dates

Americam Psychiatric Association Webinar
Motivational Interviewing: Brushing Up On The Basics This webinar will review the basic concepts and skills of Motivational Interviewing (MI) and will employ MI skills and tools to illustrate the practical applicability of these tools in clinical practice for addiction and other patient populations. Presenter: Dr. Carla Marienfeld Tuesday, September 25, 2018 Register here

American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry Annual Meeting 
29th Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium
December 6-9, 2018
Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa Bonita Springs, FL
Register Here

Society for Research on Tobacco and Nicotine 25th Annual Meeting 
February 20-23, 2019 
Hilton San Francisco Union Square, San Francisco, CA 
Registration Opens in December

Addiction Society of Addiction Medicine 50th Annual Conference 
April 4-7, 2019 
Orlando, FL 
Click here for more information

American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting
May 18-22, 2019
San Francisco, CA

The UC San Diego Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute Center for Life Course Research Presents Opioid Use and Opioid Use Disorders in San Diego County: A Seminar and Roundtable Discussion Friday, August 10, 2018 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM UC San Diego School of Medicine Campus MET- MedEd Lower Auditorium 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 Distinguished Speakers: Carla Marienfeld, MD Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry University of California San Diego “Opioid Use Disorders in the General Population & Pregnancy” Sayone Thihalolipavan, MD, MPH Deputy Public Health Officer County of San Diego Health & Human Services Agency “Opioid Use & Public Health Response” 

Register Here no later than Monday, August 6, 2018

International Consortium of Universities for Drug Reduction (ICUDDR) Conference
June 4-5, 2018 
University of California, San Diego
Register Here

47th Annual Summer Clinical Institute in Addiction Studies (SCI)
June 6-7, 2018 
University of California, San Diego
Register Here 

​41st Annual Research Society on Alcoholism (RSA) Scientific Meeting
June 16-18, 2018 
San Diego, California

Contact Us

​Jeanine Chan
Program Coordinator

Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship Program
9500 Gilman Drive MC 0603
La Jolla, CA 92093-0603

Apply here!