Training Program

UC San Diego Eating Disorders Center is a university-based, non-profit, Center of Excellence. In addition to our Research Program and our Treatment Program--we also have a thriving Training Program teaching researchers and clinicians at all stages of their schooling: post-bac research assistants, masters and doctoral practicum/externs students, masters and doctoral interns, post-doctoral fellows, dietary students, medical students, residents, and fellows.

Our training program offers expert training and supervision

  • At All Levels of Care: Inpatient, day treatment and intensive outpatient
  • Across the Lifespan: We work with patients as young as 6 in our Pediatric Clinic, teens in our Adolescent Clinic, and individuals ages 18-65 in our Adult Clinic.
  • With a range of diagnoses: Anorexia, Bulimia, ARFID, BED, Substance Abuse, PTSD, MDD, GAD, OCD, Borderline Personality d/o, and more.
  • In several evidence-based treatments: Family Based Therapy/Maudsley, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), CBT, ACT and much more
We are looking for strong applicants interested in evidence-based training; eating disorder experience not required and experience in related fields (e.g., anxiety, substances, trauma, personality disorders) is valued. Training programs are tailored to students' needs and include 6-8 hours per week of supervision and didactics.