Psychiatry Residency Program
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Welcome to the UC San Diego
Psychiatry Residency Program

The Department of Psychiatry Residency Training Program is developmental in nature, appropriately challenging the residents at each level as they move from intensively supervised beginners to autonomous, confident, skilled and experienced clinicians and colleagues at graduation.


The Psychiatry Department takes great pride in our residents and we feel we can offer a compelling and challenging educational experience. We hope our website helps with your questions. If there is something you would like more explanation on please don't hesitate to contact us at (619) 471-0259. 


UCSD Psychiatry Residency program has been rated #3 in the West and #1 of all UCSD Training programs by Doximity, which assists in helping medical students and physicians make informed decisions in the residency process. The exceptional ratings by former residents as well as the outstanding scholarly statistics upholds the program's commitment to providing the highest standard of living and education.


Recent Resident Accomplishments 


 Rachel Robitz, M.D., M.P.H., 
2017 Human Trafficking Research Conference 
2017 Trailblazer Award at the HT-RADAR 
2016 Laughlin Fellow of the American College of Psychiatrists

Priti Ojha
Priti Ojha, M.D.,
2016 American College of Psychiatry - Laughlin Award

 Jabe Best, M.D., Ph.D., 
2015 Arnold P. Gold Foundation’s Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Resident Award


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Department of Psychiatry