UCSF Psychiatry News

Robert S. Wallerstein, MD
January 16, 2015
With the passing of Robert S. Wallerstein, MD, on December 21, 2014, a distinguished career as a psychiatrist, psychotherapy researcher, and psychoanalytic leader was brought to a close, leaving a legacy of a widened scope of theory and technique in the psychological sectors of psychiatry.
Victor I. Reus, MD
January 14, 2015
The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) announced that Victor I. Reus, MD, was elected 2015 Vice Chair of the ACCME during its most recent annual meeting of the Board of Directors in Chicago.
Karen Mu, MD, PhD
January 13, 2015
Second-year CAP fellow Karen Mu, MD, PhD, has been selected by the Northern California Regional Organization of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (NC-ROCAP) as the recipient of the 2015 Aubrey W. Metcalf Memorial Prize for the best paper related to the mental health of children written by a medical student or psychiatric resident.
2015 Grand Rounds Trainee Research Award honorees
January 12, 2015
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 at or near the end of their training and help launch their academic careers.
January 09, 2015
The Learning for Early Careers in Addiction and Diversity (LEAD) Program at SFGH, funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), is designed to provide early-stage researchers from underrepresented racial/ethnic minority backgrounds in the fields of biomedical and behavioral sciences with the necessary skills and guidance to help them succeed as future investigators in the substance abuse treatment research field.
Autism Symposium
December 22, 2014
On January 21, 2015, UCSF will host a day-long symposium highlighting recent advances in autism spectrum disorders (ASD) at Genentech Hall on the Mission Bay campus.
Doupe
December 15, 2014
The UCSF Departments of Psychiatry and Physiology will host a Memorial Symposium in honor of our late colleague Allison J. Doupe, MD, PhD, on Friday, January 23 at the UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center
White House Office of Science & Technology Policy
December 11, 2014
Department members Adam Gazzaley, MD, PhD, and Fumiko Hoeft, MD, PhD, have been invited to attend the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) Workshop at the White House Conference Center in Washington, DC on January 23.
Emergency room sign
December 09, 2014
San Francisco children living in non-redeveloped public housing are 39 percent more likely to repeatedly visit emergency rooms, according to new research from UC San Francisco and UC Berkeley.
Hinshaw
December 08, 2014
Stephen Hinshaw, PhD, the department's Vice Chair for Psychology and a professor at both UC Berkeley and UCSF, has been named as the 2015 recipient of the Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology (SSCP)’s Distinguished Scientist Award.

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