UCSF Psychiatry News

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Fresh vision for fostering mental health inspires $50 million gift to UCSF

June 04, 2015
A new UCSF center at Mission Bay, scheduled to open in the spring of 2019, will offer a unique and powerful array of mental health services to Bay Area adults, children and families, as well as provide a base for research and training to advance the prevention and treatment of mental illness.
Brian Anderson, MD

Anderson named 2014-15 Krevans Award recipient

June 01, 2015
First-year psychiatry resident Brian Anderson, MD, has been selected as the recipient of the 2014-15 PGY-1 Krevans Award for Patient Care by his peers and faculty members at San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH) for his outstanding clinical skills and dedication to serving vulnerable and underserved patients.
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.