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

LPPHC Intensive Services Grand Rounds

Presentation: Life Transitions: Onset of Capacity From a Legal Perspective, Management of the Person and/or Property, and Social Security Disability...

11/20 1pm
Digital Health Core Seminar Series

Presentation #1: Health Professional Schools Embracing Wikipedia: An Emerging Movement Speaker #1: Amin Azzam, MD, MA Health Sciences Clinical Professor of...

11/20 3:30pm
Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Bay Area Lecturer Series Presentation: Islamophobia: Clinical Considerations From a Muslim Psychiatrist Speaker: Rania Awaad, MD Clinical Assistant...

11/21 8am
Psychiatry Education Scholarship Collaborative

The Department of Psychiatry's Education Scholarship Collective (ESC) aims to promote national excellence in individual and group-based scholarship. All...

11/27 5pm
Department of Psychiatry Faculty Meeting

This meeting is for current paid Psychiatry academic faculty members only.

11/28 8am

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