UCSF Psychiatry News

Students at Mission Bay
March 16, 2018
After receiving more than 840 applications and conducting interviews with 92 candidates over a 12-week period, the UCSF Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program (RTP) announced that it will welcome a full class of 16 new resident physicians into its Class of 2022.
Jeanne Robertson
March 08, 2018
The UCSF community is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Jeanne Robertson, a Distinguished Director on the UCSF Board of Overseers and passionate advocate for education, psychiatric care, and the arts nationwide.
Person doing research
March 07, 2018
The UCSF Department of Psychiatry was ranked fourth among departments at public institutions and eighth among all recipients in psychiatric research grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in fiscal year 2017
Tom Benson
March 06, 2018
Longtime UC San Francisco music and rehabilitation therapist Tom Benson, MT-BC, has been chosen by the Western Region chapter of the American Music Therapy Association (WRAMTA) as the recipient of its 2018 Betty Isern Howery Award in recognition of his work and impact on his patients.
Laret speaking at event
March 05, 2018
UC San Francisco has joined with the City of San Francisco and three other public and private partners to open a new center to help address the city’s mental health inpatient needs.
Smith Rafael Film Center
March 05, 2018
UCSF faculty member and bestselling author Louann Brizendine, MD, will be on hand Tuesday, March 27, for a scientific discussion and special screening of The Female Brain, based on her 2006 book of the same name.
Teen vaping on park bench
March 05, 2018
Adolescents who smoke e-cigarettes are exposed to significant levels of potentially cancer-causing chemicals also found in tobacco cigarettes, even when the e-cigarettes do not contain nicotine.
Shira Maguen, PhD
March 02, 2018
Shira Maguen, PhD, has been appointed to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affair's Creating Options for Veterans' Expedited Recovery (COVER) Commission, a body made up of ten mental health professionals of recognized standing and distinction within the medical community appointed directly by the president and congressional leaders.
Stressed man
March 01, 2018
The UCSF Depression Center will hold a free evening seminar on March 20 for patients, caregivers, clinicians, and other community members interested in learning more about how stress can affect individuals with depression.
Loren Roth, MD
March 01, 2018
Forensic psychiatrist Loren Roth, MD, has joined the UC San Francisco Department of Psychiatry faculty as a health sciences clinical associate professor, effective March 1, 2018.