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Welcome to the Division of Geriatrics

The UC San Diego Division of Geriatrics is dedicated to promoting healthy aging through patient care, medical education and research. As the body ages, it's important to work with a physician who has special training in keeping older adults healthy. Geriatric medicine is not just for the frail and elderly, however. Our doctors specialize in helping active "young seniors" transition gracefully into their 60s and remain healthy throughout their senior years.


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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Our New Division Chief

Alison Moore, PhD
Alison A. Moore, MD, MPH, is  Professor and Chief of the Division of Geriatrics and Larry L. Hillblom Chair in Geriatric Medicine. She also holds a secondary appointment in the Department of Psychiatry.

Dr. Moore is recognized nationally as an exceptional clinician, scientist and educator in geriatric medicine.

Dr. Moore comes to UC San Diego from UCLA, where she served as Professor of Medicine and Psychiatry at David Geffen School of Medicine and the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior.
Read her UCSD Profile

Fellowship Program

We are pleased to announce that Roopali Gupta, MD, has been appointed as the division's Fellowship Program Director.

More About Dr. Gupta

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