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

2019 ACNP Annual Meeting Dinner

UCSF Dept. of Psychiatry faculty, staff, trainees, and alumni attending the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP) are...

12/9 6pm
Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Distinguished Visiting Lecturer Series Presentation: Serendipity and the Vicissitudes of Life: Some Reflections and Choices Made... Speaker: Paramjit T....

12/10 8:30am
PNP Case Conference

Presentation: TBA resenter: TBA Resident Physician UCSF Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program ---------- PNP (Progress, Not Perfection) case...

12/10 11am
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Presentation: Supporting Gender-Expansive, Transgender, and Nonbinary Identified Children and Youth and Their Families Speaker: J. Jessie Rose Cohen,...

12/11 12pm

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