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

BCHO Grand Rounds: Attachment Facilitates Development

Presented by: Barbara Stroud, PhD Co-Organizing Founder California Association for Infant Mental Health Objectives: Identify in parent-child dyads...

8/21 8am
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...

8/27 12pm
STAR Spotlight on ASD and NDDs

Presentation: Beyond Behavioral Interventions: Integrating Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Treatment Planning for Autism Spectrum Disorder Speaker: Mina...

8/27 6pm
Psychiatry Education Spotlight

Topic: Feedback 101: Giving Effective Feedback to Trainees Instructor: Demian Rose, MD, PhD Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry UCSF...

8/28 9am
Acceptance and Change: Understanding the Core Dialectic in DBT

Full presentation title: Acceptance and Change: Understanding the Core Dialectic in DBT Speaker: Samantha Fordwood, PhD Clinical...

8/28 12:30pm

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