UCSF Psychiatry News

People working
June 30, 2017
The Department of Psychiatry is pleased to welcome three new faculty members to its ranks this summer.
John Sikorski, MD
June 29, 2017
Longtime faculty member John Sikorski, MD, was honored earlier this week as the inaugural recipient of the UCSF Psychiatry Golden Apple Award for excellence in teaching in the field of child and adolescent psychiatry.
Medals
June 28, 2017
Resident physicians in the UCSF Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program have chosen 11 department educators to honor for their outstanding commitment and dedication to resident education.
Movie cast
June 27, 2017
The Female Brain, a relationship comedy motion picture loosely based on the 2006 book of the same name by UCSF neuropsychiatrist Louann Brizendine, MD, had its world premiere on June 17 at the Los Angeles Film Festival.
Alicia Boccellari, PhD
June 27, 2017
Longtime UC San Francisco clinician, educator, and research Alicia Boccellari, PhD, will officially retire on June 29, 2017, after a career spanning more than three decades in the Bay Area.
Artwork
June 26, 2017
Art lovers and bargain hunters are invited find new treasures for their collections while supporting LGBTQ and HIV-related mental health care.
Upset child
June 22, 2017
Around one in five children with Tourette syndrome, a neurological disorder characterized by involuntary movements and vocalizations, met criteria for autism in a study headed by UC San Francisco. But this prevalence may be more a reflection of similarity in symptoms than actual autism, according to the study’s researchers.
Anna Victoria Molofsky, MD, PhD
June 15, 2017
Department of Psychiatry researcher and faculty member Anna Victoria Molofsky, MD, PhD, is one of two UC San Francisco scientists who have been named Pew scholars in the biomedical sciences.
Andrew Krystal, MD, MS
June 14, 2017
UCSF Psychiatry professor and Vice Chair for Research Andrew Krystal, MD, MS, has been elected as the new President-Elect of the Sleep Research Society (SRS).
Aoife O'Donovan, PhD
June 01, 2017
UC San Francisco Assistant Professor of Psychiatry Aoife O'Donovan, PhD, has been selected as a 2017 UCSF Hellman Fellow for a project involving the potential use of mobile telephone applications to reduce symptoms in individuals with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

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