UCSF Psychiatry News

May 28, 2021
Postdoctoral research fellow Samantha Abram, PhD, has been named as one of four promising medical researchers selected to participate in the Grunfeld Scholars Research Development Initiative by the San Francisco VA Health Care System.
Masked person looking at tablet while seated
May 24, 2021
As COVID-19 vaccinations continue, and cities and states move toward full reopening, many people are feeling reentry anxiety – an uneasiness about returning to the old normal of schools and offices, hugs and handshakes, and social gatherings large and small.
Rendering of the Nancy Friend Pritzker Psychiatry Building
May 12, 2021
The striking new home for UC San Francisco’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences will radically transform the clinical setting, enhance patient care, training and research, and offer a unique and powerful array of mental and physical health services for patients at a time when the nation is confronting unprecedented challenges and ongoing stigma associated with mental health treatment.
May 04, 2021
UCSF's Christopher Bartley, MD, PhD, has been selected as one of three inaugural award recipients for the Deeda Blair Research Initiative for Disorders of the Brain by the Foundation for the Institutes of Health (FNIH).
Mural on AHP Services Center
May 04, 2021
If you’ve walked or driven by the UCSF Alliance Health Project Services Center at 1930 Market Street, you may have noticed the new mural and paint colors on the building.
April 26, 2021
Stephen P. Hinshaw, PhD, professor and vice chair for child and adolescent psychology in the UCSF Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and professor of psychology at UC Berkeley, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
April 26, 2021
First-year psychiatry resident Victor Contreras, MD, been selected as the recipient of the 2021 PGY-1 Krevans Award by his peers and faculty members at ZSFG for his outstanding clinical skills and dedication to serving vulnerable and underserved patients.
Soda bottles
March 29, 2021
Many institutions – such as schools, hospitals, and workplaces – have reduced the availability of sugar-sweetened beverages to help fight health problems such as weight gain, diabetes and heart disease. But for some people a sales ban that takes the temptation out of the workplace may not be enough.
People running
March 17, 2021
As mounting evidence points to the link between cardiovascular disease and dementia, a new study led by UCSF finds that young adulthood may be the most critical period to practice the healthy lifestyle habits that may protect the brain from cognitive decline decades later.
March 05, 2021
Four early career researchers from the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences have been selected to present their scholarship and research at Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds events later this spring as part of a series designed to highlight the work of senior trainees.