UCSF Psychiatry News

Renée Binder, MD

Binder takes office as President of the American Psychiatric Association

May 22, 2015
Renée Binder, MD, began her one-year term as President of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) at the conclusion of the APA Annual Meeting in Toronto on May 20.
Caitlin Hasser, MD

Hasser selected for 2015-2016 UCSF Teaching Scholars Program

May 22, 2015
Caitlin Hasser, MD, has been selected to take part in the 2015-2016 UCSF Teaching Scholars Program beginning this September.
David Tran, MD, MPP

Tran named an APA/SAMHSA Fellow

May 20, 2015
Second-year psychiatry resident David Tran, MD, MPP, has been selected to receive a 2015-2016 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Minority Fellowship from the American Psychiatric Association (APA).
David Bullard, PhD

Bullard to discuss impact of mindfulness and compassion with Dalai Lama’s translator

May 18, 2015
Clinical professor David Bullard, PhD, will serve as the host and moderator for a special hour-long conversation this afternoon with Thupten Jinpa, PhD.
Tua-Elisabeth Mulligan, MD

Mulligan selected for American Psychiatric Leadership Fellowship Program

May 14, 2015
Second-year psychiatry resident Tua-Elisabeth Mulligan, MD, has been chosen to participate in the American Psychiatric Association (APA) American Psychiatric Leadership (APL) Fellowship Program, the oldest fellowship program offered by the APA.
Bibhav Acharya, MD

Acharya to take part in university panel on humanitarian crises

May 12, 2015

Fourth-year psychiatry resident Bibhav Acharya, MD, will participate in a university-wide discussion this week about challenges and lessons learned from responding to humanitarian crises.

APA 168th Annual Meeting

UCSF Psychiatry heads north of the border for the 168th APA Annual Meeting

May 11, 2015
The 168th Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) will be held Saturday, May 16 - Wednesday, May 20, 2015 in Toronto, Canada, and numerous current and former UCSF Psychiatry faculty members and trainees will be in attendance.
Robert Hendren, DO

Hendren announces plans to step down as department vice chair

May 06, 2015
After six years of exceptionally dedicated service as the Director of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Vice Chair of the Department of Psychiatry, Robert Hendren, DO has elected to step down effective June 30, 2015, to devote his full time efforts to his research, teaching, mentoring, and clinical care work.
Ellen Haller, MD

Department members biking across California to fight HIV/AIDS

May 04, 2015
Three department members will join thousands of other cyclists this June to participate and raise money for AIDS/LifeCycle—a seven-day, 545-mile bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles that has become the world's largest annual, single-event AIDS fundraiser.
Michael Marcin, MD

Marcin joins faculty as AIP assistant director

May 04, 2015
Michael Marcin, MD, joined the UCSF Department of Psychiatry faculty on Friday, May 1, as an HS Associate Clinical Professor and Assistant Director of the LPPH&C Acute Inpatient Program.