UCSF Psychiatry News

Ekman, Gazzaley, Lucia
April 21, 2015
In honor of UCSF's 150th Anniversary, the Alumni Association of UCSF (AAUCSF) is highlighting the extraordinary contributions of 150 outstanding living degreed and non-degreed alumni.
Virginia Patterson
April 17, 2015
Virginia (Ginny) Patterson passed away on April 7, 2015 at the age of 94. She was a respected and beloved teacher, clinician and researcher who touched the lives of many during her seven decades of contributions to the UCSF Department of Psychiatry.
Beatrice Beebe, PhD
April 17, 2015
Clinicians and trainees from around the Bay Area filled Cole Hall last week for the tenth annual Robert S. Wallerstein, MD Visiting Lectureship in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy. Columbia University's Beatrice Beebe, PhD, served as the keynote speaker.
Allison Kaup, PhD
April 14, 2015
Neuropsychologist Allison Kaup, PhD, has joined the Department of Psychiatry faculty as an Assistant Professor, as well as as a clinical research psychologist and clinical neuropsychologist at the San Francisco VA Medical Center.
Hung and Li
April 10, 2015
Department faculty members Erick Hung, MD, and Descartes Li, MD, have recently been named to new medical education roles.
Jeremy Willsey, PhD
April 07, 2015
Researcher Jeremy Willsey, PhD, has joined the Department of Psychiatry faculty ranks as an Assistant Adjunct Professor, effective Tuesday, April 7.
Darrow, Ramo and Shen
April 01, 2015
The Department of Psychiatry will be welcoming a new faculty member this week, and two familiar faces will transition into new positions. All three individuals have appointments beginning Wednesday, April 1, 2015.
Cole Hall
March 25, 2015
The UCSF Department of Psychiatry, Stanford Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and UC Davis Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences are co-sponsoring a one-day symposium on Friday, April 3 with international experts in the field of early intervention for prodrome and first episode psychosis.​
Hippocrates statue
March 23, 2015

After receiving over 400 applications and interviewing more than 75 candidates, the UCSF Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program (RTP) announced that it will welcome 16 new residents into its Class of 2019. The incoming class, which will begin clinical work on June 21 after participating in orientation activities, is a highly diverse and accomplished group.

Nick Kanas
March 20, 2015
Professor Emeritus Nick Kanas, MD, recently published two new science fiction novels exploring the psychiatric, psychological and sociological aspects of theoretical future space missions.