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Residency Clinical Sites

UCI Medical Center

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UCI Medical Center is the only university hospital in Orange County that offers acute- and general-care service. It has the county's only Level I trauma center, American College of Surgeons-verified regional burn center and National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center. Included in its University Children's Hospital is the county's most sophisticated neonatal unit, caring for more than 500 premature and at-risk infants each year.

UCI Medical Center was named one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals by Solucient, a leading source of healthcare business intelligence. It is one of three California hospitals and 15 major teaching hospitals to receive this award. University of California, Irvine Medical Center is one of only 59 hospitals nationally to be named to the "Leapfrog Top Hospitals" list for quality and safety. The Leapfrog Group is an independent consortium of Fortune 500 companies that is focused on the public reporting of quality, safety and affordability of healthcare so that consumers can make informed healthcare decisions.

Core psychiatry rotations are located at UCI Medical Center's Neuropsychiatric Center. First- and second-year residents will have duties on acute adult inpatient units, the child and adolescent inpatient unit, emergency psychiatry and consult and liaison service. Non-psychiatry rotations including inpatient and outpatient medicine are also located at UCI Medical Center. Third- and fourth-year residents will have duties in multiple specialty clinics as well as having the opportunity to get involved with a myriad of electives.

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Orange County Behavioral Health

Senior residents rotate at numerous county ambulatory sites including Santa Ana, Anaheim, Westminster and Aliso Viejo treating largely underserved patients. In these settings, residents provide comprehensive outpatient psychiatric care to adults who have serious mental health disorders including co-occurring substance use disorders and impairment in their ability to function in the community. Services include assessment, evaluation, collateral therapy, individual and group therapy, substance abuse treatment, medication support, rehabilitation, linkage and consultation, placement, plan development, crisis intervention and specialized residential services.



UCI Newport Heights - Birch Clinics

Residents will train at the new state-of-the-art medical facility in Newport Beach. The contemporary 20,000-sq. ft. facility features eight private bedrooms for sleep studies, four procedure rooms and sixteen exam rooms, all equipped with the latest technology to diagnose and treat a wide range of conditions. Our sleep medicine experts will conduct on-site and overnight studies, as well as at-home sleep studies for conditions including circadian rhythm disorders, chronic insomnia, parasomnia, sleep apnea and sleep movement disorders.

Other specialty clinics available at the Newport Heights – Birch facility include internal medicine-psychiatry, adult autism, pain and transitional age youth clinics.


John Henrey FoundationJohn Henry Foundation

The John Henry Foundation is a long-term residential community specializing in the treatment of adults with schizophrenia spectrum illnesses. Services provided by the Foundation include on-site psychiatric care with regular medication follow-up, on-site psychological care, skills building, crisis management, assistance with medical appointments, assistance with medication compliance and assistance with a healthy diet. Further, it hosts and provides community activities and family support and psychoeducation.


Hoag Addiction Treatment CenterHoag Addiction Treatment Centers

Hoag Addiction Treatment Centers is an accredited program within the Hoag Neurosciences Institute. Multidisciplinary teams provide a continuum of care for patients from medical detoxification, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, dual diagnosis to ongoing recovery management. Patients are also provided an opportunity to participate in other healing activities such as meditation, yoga, offsite community outings, and gender-specific group meetings and events. In addition, the Centers provide family support including family therapy, support groups and psychoeducation.






UCI Family Health CenterUCI Family Health Center

The UCI Health Family Health Center in Santa Ana is a Federally Qualified Health Center affiliated with UC Irvine Medical Center and UCI School of Medicine. The Center promotes the health and well-being of its patients by providing high-quality, accessible and comprehensive primary care to every member of the family, from newborns and children to teens and older adults. Residents deliver psychiatric services working in collaboration with other providers.




UCI Student Health CenterUCI Student Health Center

The UCI Health Student Health Center provides comprehensive emotional, behavioral and mental health treatment to UCI students. The service promotes a stigma-free mental health campus community.