Department of Psychiatry

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The UCSF Department of Psychiatry is among the nation's foremost resources in the fields of child, adolescent, adult and geriatric mental health. It is one of the largest departments in the UCSF School of Medicine and the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences, with a mission focused on research (basic, translational, clinical), teaching, patient care and public service.

UCSF Psychiatry conducts its clinical, educational and research efforts at a variety of locations in Northern California, including Langley Porter Psychiatric Hospital and Clinics, UCSF campuses at Mission Bay and Laurel Heights, UCSF Medical Center, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, the San Francisco VA Health Care System, and UCSF Fresno.

Our faculty members are recognized for their leadership roles in state-of-the-art, comprehensive and compassionate patient care, pioneering research, excellence in training the next generation of leaders, advancing public policy to advance mental health and commitment to diversity. We are dedicated to advancing mental health across the lifespan for the people of the Bay Area and the world.

Upcoming Events

Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Distinguished Visiting Lecturer Series Presentation: How Does Inherited Genome Variation Shape the Biology of the Human Brain? Speaker: Steven A. McCarroll,...

1/23 8am
RTP Senior Talk: Sara Baumann, MD

Presentation: Unintended Pregnancy, Abortion, and the Mental Health Provider Speaker: Sara Baumann, MD PGY-4, Adult Psychiatry Residency Training...

1/23 11am
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Presentation: CAP-2 Clinical Conference: "Addressing the Opioid Crisis: A Focus on Prevention" Speaker: Mark Elliott, MD Child and Adolescent Psychiatry...

1/24 12pm
ZSFG Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Presentation: Clinical Case Conference: "TBA" Speaker: TBA Discussant: Emma Samelson-Jones, MD Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry UCSF Weill...

1/26 12pm
Digital Health Core Seminar Series

Presentation #1: Participatory Informatics: Opportunities for Technology Innovation in Psychiatry Speaker: Armen C. Arevian, MD, PhD Assistant Professor of...

1/29 3:30pm

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