UCSF Psychiatry News

Mangurian and parents
November 03, 2017
UCSF Psychiatry Vice Chair for Diversity Christina Mangurian, MD, MAS, was among the 13 individuals honored at UC San Francisco’s 2017 Chancellor Diversity Awards on October 5.
John R. McQuaid, PhD
November 01, 2017
After an exhaustive national search, John R. McQuaid, PhD, has been selected to serve as the department’s new Vice Chair for the San Francisco VA Health Care System (SFVAHCS) and Associate Chief of Staff for Mental Health at SFVAHCS, positions he has held on an interim basis since August 2016.
Hirschtritt
November 01, 2017
Fourth-year psychiatry resident Matthew Hirschtritt, MD, MPH, has been selected as a 2017 Rappeport Fellow by the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (AAPL).
Hippocrates statue
October 30, 2017
A pair of University of California, San Francisco Department of Psychiatry educators were recognized for their outstanding teaching work over the past year during the UCSF School of Medicine's 2016-2017 Teaching Awards on October 18.
Survivor Day
October 30, 2017
UCSF Psychiatry, along with the San Francisco chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), will host a morning of reflection, discussion, and support on Saturday, November 18, 2017, for International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day.
Surgeons operating
October 26, 2017
Seven out of 10 trainee surgeons surveyed experienced burnout driven by emotional exhaustion, “depersonalization,” and doubts about their effectiveness at work, impacting their own performance and potentially patients’ health, according to a UCSF study.
Elizabeth L. Hillman, PhD, JD, MA
October 26, 2017
Noted military justice expert and scholar Elizabeth L. Hillman, PhD, JD, MA, will deliver the 13th annual Dr. Evelyn Lee Visiting Scholar Lecture in Cultural Competency and Diversity on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 as part of the Department of Psychiatry’s Grand Rounds series.
Kids playing
October 24, 2017
The UCSF Center for Community Engagement has bestowed its 2017 Excellence in Partnership Community Health and Policy Development Award to the Tipping Point Mental Health Initiative, a collaboration between Tipping Point Community and the UCSF Child Trauma Research Program.
Fruits and vegetables on forks
October 18, 2017
UC San Francisco experts on hunger, obesity and nutrition will present the eleventh annual sugar, stress, environment and weight (SSEW) symposium on Wednesday, Oct. 25 at UCLA Ackerman Ballroom, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (PT).
Matthew State, MD, PhD
October 16, 2017
Matthew State, MD, PhD, is one of three recipients of the 2017 Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health given by the National Academy of Medicine (NAM).

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