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

Psychiatry Education Spotlight

Topic: Introduction to the Faculty Development Series Instructor: Erick Hung, MD Associate Professor of Psychiatry Dept. of Psychiatry Vice Chair for...

7/25 9am
UCSF/SFVAMC Center for Population Brain Health Lecture Series

Presentation: TBA Speaker: Laura Middleton, PhD Assistant Professor of Kinesiology University of Waterloo

7/27 10:30am
NIH K Award Workshop

Attention new investigators! Each month Dept. of Psychiatry Vice Chair for Research Andrew Krystal, MD, MS, will host a workshop for those planning to...

7/27 11am
NIH R01 Award Workshop

Attention investigators! Each month Dept. of Psychiatry Vice Chair for Research Andrew Krystal, MD, MS, will host a workshop for those planning to submit or...

7/27 1pm
3rd Annual Dept. of Psychiatry Diversity Celebration

Join us for the third annual UCSF Dept. of Psychiatry Diversity Celebration in honor of Diversity Mental Health Month! Family, partners, and friends are...

8/2 5pm

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