UCSF Psychiatry News

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Researchers connect sleep loss to higher rates of illness

September 01, 2015
By Lisa Marie Potter and Nicholas Weiler | Originally published on UCSF News

A new study led by a UC San Francisco sleep researcher supports what parents have been saying for centuries: to avoid getting sick, be sure to get enough sleep.

New faculty members

Department to welcome four new faculty members this week

August 31, 2015
Four new faculty members will officially begin their academic appointments with the Department of Psychiatry on Tuesday, September 1.
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UCSF Psychiatry Residency Training Program named among top five in U.S. by physicians

August 31, 2015
The UCSF Department of Psychiatry Residency Training Program (RTP) is among the top psychiatry residency programs in the nation, according to new data released last week by physician social networking site Doximity, in collaboration with U.S. News & World Report.
Diversity Celebration

UCSF Psychiatry gathers to celebrate diversity at inaugural event

July 23, 2015
UCSF Department of Psychiatry faculty, staff, trainees, family and friends gathered together recently to celebrate the department's efforts and reaffirm their commitment to the important goal of fostering diversity and inclusiveness within departmental ranks and providing effective, compassionate care to its diverse patient population.
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UCSF ranked among top in the nation for psychiatric care by U.S. News & World Report

July 22, 2015
The UCSF Department of Psychiatry has been ranked the 12th best center for adult psychiatry in the country in the 2015-2016 America’s Best Hospitals survey from U.S. News & World Report.
Leonard S. Zegans, MD

In Memoriam: Leonard S. Zegans, MD

July 16, 2015
On Tuesday, July 7, 2015, Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry Leonard S. Zegans, MD, passed away peacefully in his sleep in Lebanon, NH.
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Seven join department faculty this week

July 01, 2015
With the beginning of the new academic year on July 1, seven new faculty members will officially begin their academic appointments with the Department of Psychiatry
Christina Mangurian, MD, MAS

Mangurian accepts position as first LPPI Director of Diversity

June 26, 2015
Christina Mangurian, MD, MAS, has been appointed as the UCSF Department of Psychiatry’s first Director of Diversity by department chair Matthew W. State, MD, PhD, effective Wednesday, July 1.

Hung named inaugural LPPI Director of Education

June 26, 2015
As part of the Department of Psychiatry's ongoing reorganization to integrate key missions that cut across the department's diverse clinical and research sites, Erick Hung, MD, has been named as the first Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute Director of Education, effective Wednesday, July 1.

Lowe to retire after 32 years at UCSF

June 22, 2015
Thomas L. Lowe, MD, has announced his retirement from UCSF, effective Monday, June 29.