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

Social Reward Learning: Basic Mechanisms and Therapeutic Opportunities

Speaker: Gül Dölen, MD, PhD Assistant Professor Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience Brain Science Institute Wendy Klag Institute for Autism &...

4/23 10am
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...

4/23 12pm
Digital Health Core Seminar Series

Presentation #1: Resolving Psychological Stress: An Entirely Remote Cognitive Training Study in PTSD Speakers for presentation #1: Andrea Niles,...

4/23 3:30pm
Autism Awareness Night

In recognition of National Autism Awareness Month, please join the UCSF STAR Center for a night of fun! The night will include: Lectures from Dr. Young...

4/23 6pm
Department of Psychiatry Faculty Meeting

This meeting is for current paid Psychiatry academic faculty members only.

4/24 8am

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