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Groundbreaking Innovations in Mental Health at UCSF

Friday, November 5, 2021 12pm to 1pm

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Building upon decades of work, the field of psychiatry stands at the precipice of a new era as advancements in neuroscience and population health are being successfully applied to the treatment of mental health disorders. From personalized brain stimulation for treatment-resistant depression to the use of technology to bring care to historically underserved groups, a wave of innovations is revolutionizing how mental health care is delivered in the Bay Area and around the globe.

A panel of clinical and research experts from the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences will discuss their efforts to transform our understanding and treatment of mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, sleep disorders, eating disorders, autism and substance use disorders.

Featured speakers:

  • Christopher Bartley, MD, PhD
  • Andrew Krystal, MD, MS
  • Andrew Moses Lee, MD, PhD
  • Fumi Mitsuishi, MD, MS
  • Katherine Scangos, MD, PhD

This is a free, online-only program; you must pre-register to receive a link to the live-stream event.
 
Hosted by the Commonwealth Club of California. This program is part of the Commonwealth Club’s series on mental health, dedicated in memory of Nancy Friend Pritzker, with support from the John Pritzker Family Fund.

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  • Maga Jackson-Triche
  • William Hooker
  • Isabel de la Torre

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