Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Distinguished Visiting Lecturer Series Presentation:
Mental Health Policy in the United States: Mainstream and Exceptionalist

Sherry Glied, PhD
Professor and Dean
Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
New York University


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

  • Distinguish mainstream and exceptionalist mental health policies
  • Understand how mainstream policies have affected the well-being of people with mental illness since 1950
  • Describe how the Affordable Care Act has affected access to mental health services


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, June 11 at 8:30am to 9:30am

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