UCSF Psychiatry News

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.
Christina Mangurian, MD, MAS
February 28, 2018
The UCSF Academic Senate has announced that Christina Mangurian, MD, MAS, has been selected to receive their 2018 Distinction In Mentoring Award.
Handgun and empty bullet casings on sand
February 28, 2018
Statements by policymakers, journalists, and others placing the blame for America's recent spate of mass shooting incidents solely on mental illnesses are diverting the nation from discussing more contributory factors, such as access to firearms, according to a new commentary written by two UCSF experts.
Samsung Galaxy S9
February 25, 2018
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) have announced the launch of My BP Lab, a jointly developed smartphone research app to help users monitor their blood pressure and stress levels and obtain personalized insights for improving their daily health.
New chief residents
February 22, 2018
The UCSF Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program (RTP) has announced its new chief residents for the 2018-2019 academic year.
2018 Grand Rounds Trainee Research Award honorees
February 22, 2018
Four department trainees have been selected to present their scholarship and research at Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds events later this year as part of a series designed to highlight the work of senior trainees.
Newborn baby being held by a woman
February 13, 2018
A review of paid family and childbearing leave policies at a dozen of the nation’s top medical schools has revealed a wide disparity in the amount of time afforded to new parents by those academic institutions.
Patient getting checkup
February 02, 2018
Millions of Americans see their primary care physicians each year for checkups, diagnosis, and treatment for a myriad of physical concerns. Those same physicians are also increasingly acting as their patients’ primary or sole supplier of mental health care.