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

NIH K Award Workshop

Attention new investigators! Dept. of Psychiatry Vice Chair for Research Andrew Krystal, MD, MS, will host a workshop for those planning to submit or in the...

6/20 11am
Retirement Reception: James W. Dilley, MD

Join us as we celebrate the retirement of our friend and colleague James W. Dilley, MD.

6/20 2:30pm
2018 RTP Graduation Celebration

Join us as we celebrate the achievements of our 2018 Adult Psychiatric Residency Training Program graduates!

6/22 8am
2018 CAP Graduation Celebration

Join us as we celebrate the achievements of our 2018 Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program graduates!

6/22 8:15am
Dept. of Psychiatry 2018 Commencement Ceremony

Commencement Speaker: Catherine R. Lucey, MD Executive Vice Dean and Vice Dean for Education UCSF School of Medicine A reception will immediately follow the...

6/22 10am

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