UCSF Psychiatry News


Fifth Barondes Lecture set for September 19

August 14, 2023
The fifth Samuel Barondes Lecture in Biological Psychiatry will be held on Tuesday, September 19, 2023, and will feature Bryan L. Roth, MD, PhD, one of the world's leading figures in the areas of molecular pharmacology, GPCR structure, and function and synthetic neurobiology.
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Wang selected to receive A.P. Giannini Foundation research fellowship

August 09, 2023
Postdoctoral research fellow Shuyu Wang, MD, PhD, has been selected as a recipient of the 2023 A.P. Giannini Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship and Leadership Award, a highly competitive program provides up to three years of funding for research training and career development programs.
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CARE 2.0 seeks to enhance inclusion of AANHPI adults in aging, caregiving, and Alzheimer’s research

August 02, 2023
Investigators at UC San Francisco and UC Irvine have been awarded a grant by the National Institute on Aging for more than $16 million to improve the representation of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) adults in aging, caregiving, and Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD) research.
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UCSF ranked among top in the nation for adult psychiatric care for the ninth year in a row

August 01, 2023
For the ninth year in a row, UCSF Medical Center and the UCSF Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences have been recognized as one of the nation's top centers for adult psychiatry treatment.
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Department members to be featured at American Psychological Association's 2023 convention

July 31, 2023
The 2023 Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association (APA) will be held Thursday, August 3 – Saturday, August 5, 2023, featuring in-person presentations at Washington D.C.'s Walter E. Washington Convention Center.
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UCSF Psychiatry Residency Training Program named among best in U.S. by physicians

July 24, 2023
The UCSF Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program (RTP) has once again been noted as one of the top psychiatry residency programs in the nation, according to new data released on July 21, 2023, by physician social networking site Doximity.

Study finds possible link between disadvantaged neighborhoods and dementia risk

July 24, 2023
UCSF researchers have discovered a strong, linear association between levels of neighborhood socioeconomic deprivation and an increased risk of Alzheimer disease and related dementias (ADRD).
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Lee appointed as new Endowed Chair in Psychiatry Medical Student Education

July 19, 2023
Kewchang Lee, MD, has been appointed to the Endowed Chair in Psychiatry Medical Student Education for a five-year term which began on July 1, 2023.

Kanas honored with third IAA Life Science Book Award

July 17, 2023
UC San Francisco Professor Emeritus Nick Kanas, MD, has been selected by the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) as the recipient of its 2023 Life Science Book Award for his most recent book, “Behavioral Health and Human Interactions in Space.”

ZSFG to boost mental health services for San Francisco youth

June 27, 2023
Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center will add 36 new mental health treatment slots for children over the next five years thanks to a $33.7 million grant from the state.