UCSF Psychiatry News

March 05, 2019
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.
March 05, 2019
Third-year UCSF psychiatry resident Alison Hwong, MD, PhD, was selected by the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP) has one of its 2019 AAGP Honors Scholars.
2019-2020 chief residents
February 27, 2019
The UC San Francisco Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program (RTP) has announced its new chief residents for the 2019-2020 academic year.
February 26, 2019
John Chamberlain, MD, will be awarded the status of Distinguished Fellow by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) at the association’s upcoming annual meeting this May in San Francisco.
February 25, 2019
Morton (Mort) A. Lieberman, PhD, a renowned psychologist whose career spanned five decades at the University of Chicago and University of California, San Francisco, recently passed away at the age of 87
February 21, 2019
The University of California, San Francisco Department of Psychiatry will host its 14th annual Robert S. Wallerstein, MD Lectureship in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, from 1:00-4:45 p.m. in Cole Hall Auditorium on the UCSF Parnassus Heights campus.
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December 21, 2018
Four UCSF Psychiatry researchers have been awarded 2018 NARSAD Young Investigator Grants by the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation in recognition of their work as promising young scientists conducting innovative, cutting-edge neurobiological and psychiatric research.
Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland
December 18, 2018
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland has received a $15 million gift from Lynne and Marc Benioff to address the acute shortage of mental health services for children and adolescents in Oakland and the East Bay, which reflects a nationwide shortage.
Person putting their head in their hands
December 17, 2018
Anxiety and depression may be leading predictors of conditions ranging from heart disease and high blood pressure to arthritis, headaches, back pain and stomach upset, having similar effects as long-established risk factors like smoking and obesity, according to the new research.
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December 17, 2018
We sadly announce the death of Linda Perlin Alperstein, LCSW, on November 20, 2018, following a short hospitalization at the age of 80.