UCSF Psychiatry News

Patricia Areán, PhD

Areán to speak at IOM workshop on cognitive dysfunction in depression

January 27, 2015
Patricia Areán, PhD, has been invited by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous Systems Disorders to speak at its upcoming meeting on February 24 at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC.
Poster session participants

Experts review recent advances and share outlook for the future at UCSF Autism Symposium

January 26, 2015
UCSF hosted leading minds from Boston Children’s Hospital, Emory University, Harvard Medical School, MIT, Stanford University, Yale University, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the Simons Foundation last week for a full-day seminar devoted to exploring progress in diagnostics, neuroimaging, therapeutics, genomics and neurobiology relating to autism spectrum disorders (ASD).
Robert S. Wallerstein, MD

In Memoriam: Robert S. Wallerstein, MD

January 16, 2015
With the passing of Robert S. Wallerstein, MD, on December 21, 2014, a distinguished career as a psychiatrist, psychotherapy researcher, and psychoanalytic leader was brought to a close, leaving a legacy of a widened scope of theory and technique in the psychological sectors of psychiatry.
Victor I. Reus, MD

Reus elected as ACCME Vice Chair for 2015

January 14, 2015
The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) announced that Victor I. Reus, MD, was elected 2015 Vice Chair of the ACCME during its most recent annual meeting of the Board of Directors in Chicago.
Karen Mu, MD, PhD

Mu named 2015 Metcalf Prize recipient by NC-ROCAP

January 13, 2015
Second-year CAP fellow Karen Mu, MD, PhD, has been selected by the Northern California Regional Organization of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (NC-ROCAP) as the recipient of the 2015 Aubrey W. Metcalf Memorial Prize for the best paper related to the mental health of children written by a medical student or psychiatric resident.
2015 Grand Rounds Trainee Research Award honorees

Four chosen as 2015 Grand Rounds Trainee Research Award honorees

January 12, 2015
Four department trainees have been selected to present their scholarship and research at Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds events later this year as part of a series designed to highlight the work of senior trainees at or near the end of their training and help launch their academic careers.

LEAD Program recruiting for second cohort

January 09, 2015
The Learning for Early Careers in Addiction and Diversity (LEAD) Program at SFGH, funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), is designed to provide early-stage researchers from underrepresented racial/ethnic minority backgrounds in the fields of biomedical and behavioral sciences with the necessary skills and guidance to help them succeed as future investigators in the substance abuse treatment research field.
Autism Symposium

UCSF Autism Symposium to feature slate of local and national researchers

December 22, 2014
On January 21, 2015, UCSF will host a day-long symposium highlighting recent advances in autism spectrum disorders (ASD) at Genentech Hall on the Mission Bay campus.

Allison J. Doupe Memorial Symposium to be held January 23

December 15, 2014
The UCSF Departments of Psychiatry and Physiology will host a Memorial Symposium in honor of our late colleague Allison J. Doupe, MD, PhD, on Friday, January 23 at the UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center
White House Office of Science & Technology Policy

Gazzaley, Hoeft to take part in White House workshop on neuroscience and learning

December 11, 2014
Department members Adam Gazzaley, MD, PhD, and Fumiko Hoeft, MD, PhD, have been invited to attend the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) Workshop at the White House Conference Center in Washington, DC on January 23.