UCSF Psychiatry News

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March 23, 2016
After receiving over 500 applications and interviewing more than 75 candidates over a 12-week period, the UCSF General Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program (RTP) announced that it will welcome 16 new residents into its Class of 2020.
Maga E. Jackson-Triche, MD, MSHS
March 22, 2016
Following a nationwide search, the UCSF Department of Psychiatry and UCSF Health are pleased to announce the appointment of Maga E. Jackson-Triche, MD, MSHS, as the inaugural Department of Psychiatry Vice Chair for UCSF Health and Vice President for Adult Behavioral Health Services, UCSF Health, effective June 1, 2016.
March 17, 2016
In a new study published online by JAMA Psychiatry, a research team led by UCSF Psychiatry faculty members has found that patients with high-and-increasing depressive trajectories were almost twice as likely to develop dementia than those with minimal symptoms, even when accounting for other important factors.
March 17, 2016
The San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC) has expanded its offering of mental health care services with the addition of a same-day clinic. The new clinic is an important part of SFVAMC's continuing efforts to reduce barriers for veterans seeking non-emergency, outpatient mental health care.
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March 16, 2016
The UC San Francisco School of Medicine was ranked second for drug and substance abuse research in this year’s U.S. News & World Report survey of best graduate schools. The rankings also make UCSF the top public university for drug and substance abuse research in the nation.
Hands holding an iPhone with Siri activated
March 14, 2016
Personal voice assistants are increasingly used by smartphone owners for a range of health questions, but in a new study the telephone conversational agents responded inconsistently and incompletely to simple questions about mental health, rape, and domestic violence.
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March 11, 2016
Approximately 22 veterans end their lives every day, making up over 20% of all suicides in the U.S. Providers in the San Francisco VA Health Care System (SFVAHCS) are working to save lives through innovative approaches to suicide prevention.
Stephen P. Hinshaw, PhD
February 22, 2016
Co-Vice Chair for Psychology Stephen P. Hinshaw, PhD, has been selected by the Association for Psychological Science (APS) as one of its 2016 James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award recipients.
John L.R. Rubenstein, MD, PhD
February 18, 2016
Faculty member John L.R. Rubenstein, MD, PhD, was recently honored by three organizations for his work in the fields of child and adolescent psychiatry and neuroscience.
February 12, 2016
The UCSF Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program (RTP) has announced its new chief residents for the 2016-2017 academic year