UCSF Psychiatry News

Tong, Fisher, and Kaplan
September 07, 2017
Three UCSF Psychiatry members were singled out for acclaim by their peers at the Association of Academic Psychiatry (AAP)'s 2017 Annual Meeting in Denver.
Haack with a puppet on her hand
September 05, 2017
They are bright and creative investigators, highly committed to improving world health, but what makes some UCGHI GloCal Health fellows special is their street smarts and ability to get into tough communities and engage the people hardest hit by physical and social ills.
Doctor holding stethoscope on patient's chest
September 01, 2017
People with serious mental illness, such as bipolar disease and schizophrenia, die on average 25 years earlier than their peers. A common cause of death is heart disease that frequently develops unchecked due to lack of preventive care.
August 31, 2017
The 11th Annual Sugar, Stress, Environment, and Weight (SSEW) Symposium,will be held on Wednesday, October 25, in Los Angeles.
Christine Khuu, MBA
August 29, 2017
Christine Khuu, MBA, has been selected as the UCSF Department of Psychiatry's new Chief Financial Officer.
Nancy Adler, PhD
August 28, 2017
The New York Academy of Medicine has selected Nancy Adler, PhD, to receive the 2017 Academy Medal for Distinguished Contributions in Biomedical Science.
Military member talking to a therapist
August 17, 2017
Veterans who have killed in combat and suffer from nightmares, hyper-vigilance to perceived threats, and numbness to people and activities that once made them happy, may be helped by a six-to-eight week talk therapy program.
Pregnant woman
August 17, 2017
UCSF will host the second annual Bay Area Maternal Mental Health Conference next month, with faculty member Anna Glezer, MD, once again serving as course director.
Pregnant woman sleeping
August 09, 2017
Pregnant women who are diagnosed with sleep disorders such as sleep apnea and insomnia appear to be at risk of delivering their babies before reaching full term, according to an analysis of California births by researchers at UC San Francisco.
August 08, 2017
The UCSF Department of Psychiatry has been ranked among the top ten centers for adult psychiatry in the nation in U.S. News & World Report’s annual America’s Best Hospitals survey.