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

Intensive Services Grand Rounds

Presentation: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation at UCSF Speakers: Ramotse Saunders, MD Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor Department of...

8/26 1pm
BCHO Grand Rounds: Updates in Care for Transgender Youth

Presented by: Ilana Sherer, MD Assistant Medical Director, Child and Adolescent Gender Center UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals Attending Physician UCSF...

8/27 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...

8/27 9am
Psychiatry Education Spotlight

Topic: Book Club Discussion: "Drive" by Daniel Pink Instructor: TBD ---------- About Education Spotlight: Education Spotlight is a faculty development...

8/27 9am
Integrated Case Conference

Presentation: TBA Part I - Sept. 3Part II - Sept. 10Presenter: Lucas Broster, MD, PhD Resident Physician UCSF Adult Psychiatry Residency Training...

9/3 11am

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