Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Clinical Case Conference Presentation:
Clinical Issues Affecting an Elderly Depressed Man

Peter Ureste, MD
Health Sciences Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences


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

  • Describe the diagnostic dilemma between delirium and catatonia
  • Discuss the differential diagnosis for late-life depression
  • Differentiate clinical features between vascular and non-vascular depression


About the speaker:
Peter Ureste, MD, is a clinical assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He is an inpatient psychiatrist at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, San Francisco’s public safety net hospital, where he teaches residents and medical students. Dr. Ureste went to medical school at the University of Illinois at Chicago, completed his psychiatry residency at University of Southern California (USC)/Los Angeles County + USC, and completed a geriatric psychiatry fellowship at UCSF. Dr. Ureste’s scholarly interests include public psychiatry, public service, and mentoring trainees particularly those who are URM. 


Remote live streaming locations:

  • Zuckerberg San Francisco General: Building 5, Room 7M30
  • San Francisco VA Medical Center: Building 8, Room 320B
  • 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, March 20, 2018 at 8:00am to 9:30am

HSW-300 Auditorium
513 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, California 94143