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.

UCSD Addiction In the News

6 Ways UC San Diego Health is Combatting the Opioid Crisis
UCSD Newsroom 
Features Carla Marienfeld, MD

New Digital Therapeutic Shows Promise of Opioid Addiction
Features Carla Marienfeld, MD

Features Abraham Palmer, PhD

The US Is Sending Its Addiction Problem Over The Border
Features Patricia Gonzalez-Zuniga, PhD

How Alcohol Causes Blackouts and Blocks Memories
Washington Post 
Features Susan Tapert, PhD

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

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

Contact Us

​Jeanine Chan
Program Coordinator

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

Apply here!