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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. 


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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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

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