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

Eating Disorders Intensive Family Treatment Program

The Intensive Family Treatment for Eating Disorders (ED-IFT) is designed for families who do not have access to specialty eating disorders treatment in their...

Practical Techniques for De-escalation of Agitated Patients

Presentation: Practical Techniques for De-escalation of Agitated Patients Speaker: James Hardy, MD Assistant Clinical Professor Department of Emergency...

12/10 12pm
Psychiatry Education Scholarship Collaborative

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

12/10 5pm
Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Distinguished Visiting Lecturer Series Presentation: TBA Speaker: Steven D. Hollon, PhD Gretrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of Psychology Professor of...

12/11 8:30am
Integrative Case Conference

Presentation: TBA Part I - Dec. 4Part II - Dec. 11Presenter: Michelle Barton, MD, MPH Resident Physician UCSF Adult Psychiatry Residency Training...

12/11 11am

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