UCSF Psychiatry News

Portrait of Samuel Barondes, MD
April 04, 2017
The UCSF Department of Psychiatry will launch a new special distinguished visiting lectureship series highlighting the integration of biological sciences and psychiatry in honor of Jeanne and Sanford Robertson Endowed Chair and Chair Emeritus Samuel Barondes, MD, this spring.
U.S. Capitol Building
April 03, 2017
UCSF's Kristine Yaffe, MD, joined former First Lady of California Maria Shriver and other geriatric care experts last week to testify before a meeting of the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging on the importance of Alzheimer's disease research and prevention.
April 01, 2017
The UCSF Department of Psychiatry will welcome two new faculty members to its ranks this month.
Russell B. Lemle, PhD
March 28, 2017
Russell B. Lemle, PhD, was honored by the American Red Cross of the Bay Area at the organization's 2017 "Heroes Among Us" gala.
Gender identity logo
March 27, 2017
The UCSF Alliance Health Project (AHP) and UCSF Center of Excellence for Transgender Health will host a free screening of the National Geographic documentary "Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric" on Thursday, April 20 at the AHP Services Center in San Francisco.
Kristine Yaffe, MD
March 23, 2017
The American Academy of Neurology is awarding UC San Francisco researcher Kristine Yaffe, MD, with a 2017 Potamkin Prize for Research in Pick’s, Alzheimer’s and Related Diseases for her work in dementia research.
Elyn Saks, JD, PhD
March 22, 2017
The University of Southern California's Elyn Saks, JD, PhD, will deliver the Dr. Evelyn Lee Visiting Scholar Lecture in Cultural Competency and Diversity on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 as part of the Department of Psychiatry’s Grand Rounds series.
Marilyn Reed Lucia, MD
March 20, 2017
A special celebration of life will be held for UCSF Clinical Professor of Psychiatry (retired) Marilyn Reed Lucia, MD, on Wednesday, April 12 at 5:30 p.m. at 610 Parnassus Ave. for her groundbreaking work that led to the development of the statewide University of California child care system.
Hippocrates statue at Parnassus
March 17, 2017
After receiving more than 550 applications and conducting interviews with 85 candidates over a 12-week period, the UCSF Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program (RTP) announced that it will welcome a full class of 16 new residents into its Class of 2021.
Deborah L. Cabaniss, MD
March 17, 2017
Faculty members, trainees, and clinicians from around the Bay Area gathered in Cole Hall last week for the 12th annual Robert S. Wallerstein, MD Visiting Lectureship in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy.