Elida Margarita Bautista, PhD - Contact Information

Elida Bautista, PhD

Title: Assistant Clinical Professor


University of Michigan, PhD (Clinical Psychology)

Postgraduate Training:

UCSF, Postdoctoral Fellowship

Biography Summary:

Dr. Élida M. Bautista, Ph.D. is the Director of Clinical Training of Child and Adolescent Services in the Department of Psychiatry at UCSF, San Francisco General Hospital Campus. Dr. Bautista is involved in all aspects of the training program, including supervising pre- and post-docs, teaching seminars, and providing direct clinical service to children and their families. She also supervises Family & Community Medicine 3rd year Medical Students rotating at CAS, who develop projects for Head Start. Dr. Bautista earned her B.A. in Psychology and Chicano Studies from Claremont McKenna College. She earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Michigan. In addition, she received a one-year Dissertation Fellowship from the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she taught psychology in the Chicano Studies Department. Her research, teaching, and clinical work have focused on multicultural mental health issues, primarily issues of class, violence, and Latino acculturation. Dr. Bautista completed her post-doctoral training at UCSF/SFGH Child and Adolescent Services, where she specialized in working with Spanish-Speaking Latino clients, primarily victims of crime.

Clinical Expertise:

children and youth, Latino families, trauma, community violence, domestic violence

Educational Expertise:

Latino ethnic identity, Latino immigrant mental health, trauma interventions


Director of Clinical Training, Child & Adolescent Services, San Francisco General Hospital

Campus Location: SFGH

Publications on PubMed »


Leadership in research, education, psychiatric care and public service