UCSF Psychiatry News

Daniel Le Grange, PhD

New study finds teens with bulimia recover faster when parents are included in treatment

September 18, 2015
A new study led by Daniel Le Grange, PhD, challenges how clinicians have been historically trained to exclude the parents from treatment and counseling for adolescents with bulimia.
Weiss and Wolkowitz

Weiss, Wolkowitz to lead UCSF Depression Center

September 17, 2015
Following the retirement of UCSF Depression Center Director Stuart Eisendrath, MD, the UCSF School of Nursing’s Sandra Weiss, PhD, DNSc, and longtime department faculty member Owen Wolkowitz, MD, have been appointed as the center’s new co-directors.
Global health

New UCSF clinical fellowship to focus on global mental health

September 14, 2015
The UCSF Department of Psychiatry, in partnership with the HEAL Initiative, has begun accepting applications for a new two-year clinical fellowship in global mental health.
Felipe Jain, MD

Jain joins department faculty as Assistant Health Sciences Clinical Professor

September 14, 2015
Felipe Jain, MD, begins an academic appointment today with the UCSF Department of Psychiatry as an Assistant Health Sciences Clinical Professor and attending psychiatrist in the Langley Porter Psychiatric Hospital's Adult Psychiatry Clinic.
Aric Prather, PhD

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.