Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Deficits in a Basic Neural Mechanism Across the Psychosis Spectrum

Judith M. Ford, PhD
Professor in Residence
Dept. of Psychiatry
UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences

Senior Research Career Scientist
San Francisco VA Health Care System


Learning objectives:
By attending this presentation, participants will:

  • Learn about an elemental neural mechanism that allows all animals to discount sensations resulting from their own actions
  • Explore dysfunctions in the mechanism that are apparent across the psychosis spectrum and may account for some of the features of psychosis


Remote live streaming locations:

  • Zuckerberg San Francisco General: Building 5, Room 7M30
  • San Francisco VA Medical Center: Building 8, Room 313
  • Clearlake VA Clinic
  • Eureka VA Clinic
  • San Bruno VA Clinic
  • San Francisco VA Downtown Clinic
  • Santa Rosa VA Clinic
  • Ukiah VA Clinic

Live streaming is also available at


Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and intended for a professional audience only.

To qualify for CME credit for this event, participants must (1) attend in-person or at one of the approved live streaming locations listed above; and (2) sign in at their location.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 8:30am to 9:30am

HSW-301 Auditorium
513 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, California 94143