Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Suicide and Older Veterans: A Sobering Reality

Amy L. Byers, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor in Residence
Department of Psychiatry
UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences

Research Health Science Specialist
San Francisco VA Health Care System


Learning objectives:
At the end of this presentation, learners will be able to:

  • Better understand and report on epidemiological evidence of suicide in older veterans
  • Describe comorbidity profiles of older veterans who attempt suicide following a primary care visit, as well as those following a mental health services visit
  • Better understand the vulnerable population of reentry veterans and risk of suicide-related outcomes


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, April 30 at 8:30am to 9:30am

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