UCSF Psychiatry News

Graeme Hanson, MD

In Memoriam: Graeme Hanson, MD

December 05, 2014
On Thursday, December 4, our friend and colleague Graeme Hanson, MD, died in San Francisco in the company of friends and family. Graeme was 79 years old at the time of his passing from complications related to pulmonary disease.

Department members to be featured at AAAP's 25th Annual Meeting and Symposium

December 02, 2014
The American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP)'s 25th Annual Meeting and Symposium will be held December 4-7, 2014 in Aventura, Florida.
Erick Hung, MD

Hung joins School of Medicine GME leadership team

December 01, 2014
RTP Program Director Erick Hung, MD, was named the Director of Curricular Affairs for the School of Medicine-wide UCSF Graduate Medical Education (GME) Program, effective November 1. In his new additional role, Hung will provide leadership for curricular excellence and innovation in GME and for advanced learner assessment at UCSF.
Nancy Adler, PhD

Social and behavioral data provide key info for electronic health records

November 21, 2014
Social and behavioral data provide crucial information about factors that influence health and effectiveness of treatment and should be incorporated into patient electronic health records (EHR), according to a new report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM).
Exome study

Dozens of genes associated with autism in new research

October 29, 2014
Two major genetic studies of autism, led in part by UC San Francisco scientists and involving more than 50 laboratories worldwide, have newly implicated dozens of genes in the disorder.
Allison Doupe, MD, PhD

In Memoriam: Allison Doupe, MD, PhD

October 27, 2014

With the passing away of Professor Allison Doupe, MD, PhD, on Friday, October 24, of cancer, UCSF and biomedical science have lost a scholar of extraordinary intelligence and erudition and a campus leader. Allison Doupe was a psychiatrist and systems neuroscientist who became a leader of her field, the study of sensorimotor learning and its neural control.

Fumiko Hoeft, MD, PhD

Study first to use brain scans to forecast early reading difficulties

October 01, 2014
UCSF Psychiatry researchers have used brain scans to predict how young children learn to read, giving clinicians a possible tool to spot children with dyslexia and other reading difficulties before they experience reading challenges.
Goddard, Lau, Subramaniam

Goddard, Lau, Subramaniam join department faculty

October 01, 2014
The Department of Psychiatry will be welcoming three new faculty members this week
Frimpong and Montgomery

LEAD Program completes first summer training program

September 29, 2014
The Learning for Early Careers in Addiction and Diversity (LEAD) Program at San Francisco General Hospital, directed by James Sorensen, PhD, and Carmen Masson, PhD, completed its first Summer Intensive Training Program with great success.
Doximity logo

UCSF Psychiatry Residency Training Program named among best in U.S. by physicians

September 11, 2014
The UCSF Department of Psychiatry Residency Training Program (RTP) is among the top ten psychiatry residency programs in the nation, according to a report released Wednesday by physician social networking site Doximity, in collaboration with U.S. News & World Report.