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

Department of Psychiatry Faculty Meeting

This meeting is open to paid faculty members of the UCSF Department of Psychiatry (including affiliate-paid faculty).

10/22 8am
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...

10/22 9:45am
Integrated Case Conference

Presentation: Functional but Debilitating: Trauma, Disability, and Dependence Part I - Oct. 22Part II - Oct. 29Presenter: Juliet Morgan, MD Resident...

10/22 11am
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Grand Rounds

CAP-2 Clinical Case Presentation: Catatonia in Autism, a Review: Prevalance, Assessment, and Treatment Speaker: Sepehr Aziz, DO Child and Adolescent...

10/23 12pm
2019 Ostwald Symposium

Creativity and Neuroscience Keynote presentation: Neural Substrates of Musical Creativity Presenter: Charles Limb, MD Francis A. Sooy Professor Chief,...

10/23 12:30pm

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