Department of Psychiatry

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The UCSF Department of Psychiatry is among the nation's foremost resources in the fields of child, adolescent, adult and geriatric mental health. It is one of the largest departments in the UCSF School of Medicine and the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences, with a mission focused on research (basic, translational, clinical), teaching, patient care and public service.

UCSF Psychiatry conducts its clinical, educational and research efforts at a variety of locations in Northern California, including Langley Porter Psychiatric Hospital and Clinics, UCSF campuses at Mission Bay and Laurel Heights, UCSF Medical Center, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, the San Francisco VA Health Care System, and UCSF Fresno.

Our faculty members are recognized for their leadership roles in state-of-the-art, comprehensive and compassionate patient care, pioneering research, excellence in training the next generation of leaders, advancing public policy to advance mental health and commitment to diversity. We are dedicated to advancing mental health across the lifespan for the people of the Bay Area and the world.

Upcoming Events


Distinguished Visiting Lecturer Series Presentation: EEG Biomarkers for Clinical Trials in Autism Spectrum Disorder Speaker: Sara Jane Webb,...

1/21 8:30am
Psychiatry Education Scholarship Collaborative

The Department of Psychiatry's Education Scholarship Collective (ESC) aims to promote national excellence in individual and group-based scholarship. All...

1/21 5:15pm

Presentation: TBA Speaker: Brittany Chambers, PhD, MPH Assistant Professor Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics UCSF School of...

1/22 12pm

Presentation: Fused Kernel-Spline Smoothing for Repeatedly Measured Outcomes With Application on Huntington’s Disease Speaker: Fei Jiang, PhD, MS Assistant...

1/23 10am
ZSFG Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Presentation: TBA Speaker: Christopher Stauffer, MD Assistant Adjunct Professor Department of Psychiatry UCSF Weill Institute for...

1/24 12pm

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