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

Emotional Resilience During the COVID-19 Crisis: Practices for Health Care Providers

We know this is a difficult time for everyone, especially those of you who are serving patients. Please join us to learn from experts how health care...

4/2 12pm
Dvorsky

Full presentation title: Optimizing Interventions for Youth and Adolescents With ADHD by Leveraging Resilience and Technology Speaker: Melissa Dvorsky,...

4/2 3pm
ZSFG Psychiatry Grand Rounds

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. A NEW DATE WILL BE ANNOUNCED AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. Presentation: Clinical Case Conference Speaker: TBA --------------- UCSF...

4/3 12pm
Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. A NEW DATE WILL BE ANNOUNCED AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. Bay Area Lecturer Series Presentation: TBA Speaker: Keith Armstrong,...

4/7 8:30am
NIH Research Career Development Award Application Workshop

Dept. of Psychiatry investigators (as well as others from the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences) planning to submit or in the process of submitting a...

4/7 10am

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