UCSF Psychiatry News

Finger being pricked for blood
January 17, 2017
People with bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and major depression with psychosis may be up to 15 times more likely than the general population to be HIV positive, but are only marginally more likely to be tested for the virus.
Bridges Curriculum diagram
January 13, 2017
Faculty members Caitlin Hasser, MD, and Alissa Peterson, MD, have been selected as members of the second cohort of medical student coaches for the UCSF School of Medicine Bridges Curriculum
Helen Diller
January 12, 2017
The Helen Diller Foundation has granted $500 million to UCSF, the largest single donation in the institution’s history and one of the largest ever to a U.S. university.
Buprenorphine pills
January 10, 2017
The Department of Psychiatry's Office-Based Buprenorphine Induction Clinic (OBIC) was featured in the December 2016 issue of Mother Jones magazine as "a drug treatment center that actually works."
New faculty members
January 05, 2017
Five new faculty members have recently begun their academic appointments with the UCSF Department of Psychiatry.
Alicia Lieberman, PhD
December 21, 2016
Alicia F. Lieberman, PhD, has been selected by the Simms/Mann Institute as one of its three 2017 recipients of the Whole Child Award.
Flint speaking
December 16, 2016
The UCSF Depression Center welcomed UCLA Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences Jonathan Flint, MD, to campus on December 13 & 14, 2016, for a pair of lectures covering genetic research on personality and depression.
Silhouettes of a child and parents
December 14, 2016
A new study led by a UCSF psychologist has shed light on what can be done to protect young people from negative outcomes.
Cigarette in the hand of a teenager
December 13, 2016
In a UC San Francisco study of 176 adolescent smokers in San Francisco, 96 percent reported using at least two substances other than cigarettes.
Female soldier
December 13, 2016
Killing in war often triggers a moral conflict in veterans that can damage their self-image, relationships and spirituality, according to a study by UCSF researchers.