UCSF Psychiatry News

2020 Awardees
April 10, 2020
Four early career researchers from the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences have been selected to present their scholarship and research at Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds events later this spring as part of a series designed to highlight the work of senior trainees
UCSF Parnassus Heights campus
March 17, 2020
UC San Francisco's psychiatry program has been ranked second in the nation in U.S. News & World Report's annual survey of the best graduate and professional schools.
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March 09, 2020
In response to the ongoing outbreak of COVID-19, several planned department events been postponed to future dates to be named later.
March 07, 2020
UCSF's Elissa Epel, PhD, shares some thoughts about the difference between anxiety and panic, and steps you can take to prevent panic and be prepared.
New and old myelin
February 11, 2020
UCSF scientists have discovered that mice quickly learn a fearful response to a situation perceived as threatening, but for such a conditioned response to become long-lasting requires brain cells to increase amounts of an insulating material called myelin, which may serve to reinforce and stabilize newly formed neural connections.
2020-2021 Chief Residents
February 10, 2020
The UC San Francisco Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program (RTP) has announced its new chief residents for the 2020-2021 academic year.
December 03, 2019
A project led by UCSF Weill Institute researchers has been selected by McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience to receive one of its four 2020 Memory and Cognitive Disorders Awards.
Sandy and Joan Weill
November 12, 2019
With a $106 million gift from the Weill Family Foundation, UC Berkeley, UC San Francisco, and the University of Washington have launched the Weill Neurohub, an innovative research network that will forge and nurture new collaborations between neuroscientists and researchers in an array of disciplines.
Torso of a pregnant woman
October 31, 2019
Evidence-based interventions to prevent depression in pregnant women and new mothers “could have an impact across generations,” says UCSF professor emeritus Ricardo F. Muñoz.
Survivor Day 2019
October 29, 2019
UCSF Psychiatry and with the San Francisco chapter of AFSP will host a morning of reflection, discussion, and support on Saturday, November 23, 2019, for International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day.