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The Power of Geriatric Medicine 

Here at UC San Diego, our mission is to provide outstanding, innovative age-specific patient-care, advance research in aging and educate healthcare professionals on the needs and best ways to care for older adults. Our faculty are improving the lives of seniors by providing comprehensive, tailored care, conducting research, and training health professionals to better care for our growing older adult population. 


Congratulations to Diane Chau, MD, who was recently elected to serve as a Council of State Affiliate Representative on the Board of Directors of the American Geriatrics Society!

US News and World Report Badge for Geriatrics 

UC San Diego Geriatrics is ranked 28th out of more than 1500 national programs in U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals 2016-17" issue.


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Medical Students Learning Geriatrics!

Our own Roopali Gupta, MD, was recently featured in the San Diego Union-Tiribune for her work with medical students to provide them with empathy training on what it feels like to have hearing and other sensory loss that can occur with age! See video here

The UC San Diego Medical Student Geriatrics Interest Group had a great turnout at their recent seminar on Sex, Aging and Dementia with Dr. Dan Sewell as the presenter! 

Conference Funding

Funding is available for UC San Diego medical students and medicine, psychiatry, and pharmacy residents to attend a geriatrics-related or Alzheimer's disease-related conference as a result of a Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program Grant. For more info, please contact Jennifer Reichstadt. 

Fellowship Program

We are thrilled to report that we have successfully filled our three slots for geriatrics fellowship for 2017-18!

The goal of the UC San Diego Geriatrics Fellowship Program is to develop geriatricians who desire to work in an academic environment and become leaders in the field of geriatrics.

This ACGME-accredited training program is one year in length and is primarily designed to meet the clinical requirements for the Certificate of Added Qualifications in Geriatrics from the American Board of Internal Medicine or American Board of Family Medicine.

Interested Applicants

Support Us

​Join us in helping seniors live their best lives longer. Addressing the needs of our older adults is important now more than ever! Your donations ensure that our research and clinical care keep pace with the needs of our community and ensure our initiatives to further educate the geriatrics work force remain strong and expand. 

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Grand Rounds  

Join us for our monthly Geriatrics Grand Rounds series, which takes place on the first Wednesday of every month at 8:45am. As of December 2016, this series has moved to the Stein Clinical Research Building, Conference Rm. 148 on the UC San Diego School of Medicine campus.