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

UCSF/SFVAMC Center for Population Brain Health Lecture Series

Presentation: Aquatic Exercise in Veterans With Mild Cognitive Impairment Speaker: Kaci Fairchild, PhD Clinical Assistant Professor (affiliated) Dept. of...

10/18 10am
How Traumatic Stress Causes Ill Health

Full presentation title: An Inflammatory Story: How Traumatic Stress Causes Ill Health Speaker: Aoife O'Donovan, PhD Adjunct Assistant Professor of...

10/18 11am
ZSFG Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Contact brian.pande@ucsf.edu for speaker/topic details. --------------- UCSF ZSFG Psychiatry Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and...

10/19 12pm
Adult Behavioral Health Services Q&A Forum

Moderator: Maga Jackson-Triche, MD, MSHS Professor and Vice Chair for Adult Psychiatry UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences Vice President for Adult...

10/22 12pm
Intensive Services Grand Rounds

Presentation: Psilocybin and MDMA: Updates on Research Speakers: Brian T. Anderson, MD, MSc Postdoctoral Research Fellow San Francisco VA Medical...

10/22 1pm

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