Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program

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Applications Due
September 30th, 2023

Dulce Madrid

COVID-19 Information

Melita Daley, MD


Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA


  • BS, MD – Memorial University of Newfoundland Faculty of Medicine,  Canada
  • General Psychiatry Residency – Memorial University of Newfoundland Faculty of Medicine
  • Child and Adolescent Fellowship – University of California, Los Angeles

Research & clinical interests

Dr. Daley is interested in the neurobiological basis of early-onset schizophrenia and bipolar disorder and studying these illnesses using neuroimaging techniques including structural Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (MRS), and Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI).

Roles within the division/Fellowship

  • Clinical Supervisor in the CAN (Child and Adult Neurodevelopmental) clinic and School Rotation
  • Child psychiatrist working with the Ties for Families program
  • Child psychiatrist working at the Belmont Wellness Center
  • Lectures on such topics as psychosis prodrome and childhood schizophrenia