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

Study identifies Predictors of Psychiatric Events During Drug-Assisted Smoking Cessation
02/27/2019
Features Robert Anthenelli, MD

A visit to the ER could out opioid-addicted patients on path to recovery 
02/25/2019
San Diego Tribune
Features Daniel Lasoff, MD

Program Gives UC San Diego Health New Resources to Combat Opioid Epidemic
02/20/2019

Scripps, UC San Diego Health land Opioid Treatment Grants
02/19/2019
San Diego Business Journal
Features Daniel Lasoff, MD, and Carla Marienfeld, MD


Helping drug abusers, with just 10 numbers
2/11/2019
San Diego Union Tribune
​Features John Ayers, PhD

U.S. Substance Abuse Helpline Largely Unknown
01/14/2019
Reuters
Features John Ayers, PhD

6 Ways UC San Diego Health is Combatting the Opioid Crisis
12/20/2018
UCSD Newsroom 
Features Carla Marienfeld, MD

New Digital Therapeutic Shows Promise of Opioid Addiction
12/10/2018
Medscape
Features Carla Marienfeld, MD

11/19/2018
iHeartRadio
Features Abraham Palmer, PhD

The US Is Sending Its Addiction Problem Over The Border
10/15/2018
Buzzfeed  
Features Patricia Gonzalez-Zuniga, PhD

How Alcohol Causes Blackouts and Blocks Memories
09/26/08
Washington Post 
Features Susan Tapert, PhD

How Immodium Became Appealing to Opioid Addicts
09/03/2018 
Med Shadow 
Features Carla Marienfeld, MD 

LGBQ teens at higher risk of substance use than heterosexual peers, study shows
7/16/2018
The Medical News
Features Laramie Smith, PhD, and Steffanie Strathdee, PhD

Should People with Drug Addictions Be Forced Into Rehab
6/18/2018
Healthline
Features Dan Werb, Ph.D.

A New Injectable Sensor Monitors Alcohol Use In Real Time 
5/3/2018
HCA News 
Features Carla Marienfeld, MD

New York Times 
Features Christina Chambers, PhD, MPH

2/5/2018
New York Times 
Features Marc Shuckit, MD

Medical Providers Target Areas of Risk to Combat Opioid Abuse
1/30/2018 
San Diego Business Journal
Features William Perry, PhD

Important Dates

Addiction Society of Addiction Medicine 50th Annual Conference 
April 4-7, 2019 
Orlando, FL 
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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
(858)822-2053
jec182@ucsd.edu

Apply here!

We will be begin accepting applications for the 2020 - 2021 Fellows on May 1, 2019.