UCSF Psychiatry News


Leon named 2024 Krevans Award recipient

April 03, 2024
First-year psychiatry resident Jacqueline Leon, MD, MPH, been selected as the recipient of the 2024 PGY-1 Krevans Award by her peers and faculty members at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (ZSFG).
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UCSF scientists build a molecular ‘GPS’ to guide cell therapies

April 02, 2024
The ideal therapy for a disease works exclusively at the site of the disease, but when it comes to the brain—which is wrapped in a protective barrier and contains thousands of different cell types—this ideal is very hard to achieve.

Seritan receives Exceptional Physician Award

April 01, 2024
DPBS faculty member Andreea L. Seritan, MD, has been recognized with a 2023-2024 UCSF Health Exceptional Physician Award for delivering world-class patient care and embodying the organization's PRIDE Values
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UCSF Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program welcomes 16 into its Class of 2028

March 15, 2024
The UC San Francisco Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program (RTP) revealed that it will welcome a full class of 16 new resident physicians into its Class of 2028 following the announcement of the National Resident Matching Program's 2024 Main Residency Match results.
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How Daylight Saving Time impacts your sleep—and what to do about it

March 06, 2024
Springing forward an hour leaves Americans so groggy that car accidents and heart attacks spike on ‘Sleepy Monday.’ Here are four tips to avoid it.

Four selected as 2024 Grand Rounds Trainee Research Award honorees

February 26, 2024
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

Are body temperature and depression linked? Science says, yes.

February 05, 2024
New study may support heat-based treatment to stimulate self-cooling as new treatment.

Internationally renowned psychoanalytic and psychotherapy researcher Jacques Barber to speak at 2024 Wallerstein Lecture

January 30, 2024
The UCSF Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences will host the 18th Robert S. Wallerstein Lecture in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy on Wednesday, March 20, 2024, from 1:00–3:00 p.m. PDT at the UCSF Nancy Friend Pritzker Psychiatry Building. The event's keynote lecture, "My Journey as a Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Researcher: The Process of Studying Outcome and the Outcome of Studying Processes," will be delivered by this year's honoree, Adelphi University's Jacques P. Barber, PhD, ABPP.
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UCSF Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program announces chief residents for the 2024-2025 academic year

January 16, 2024
The UC San Francisco Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program (RTP) has announced its new chief residents for the upcoming 2024-2025 academic year.

Nancy Adler, ‘icon in American medicine’ and architect of health psychology and social determinants of health, dies at 77

January 09, 2024
Nancy E. Adler, PhD, the visionary who co-authored the foundational textbook of health psychology in 1979 and dedicated her life to understanding the profound link between social factors and health, died peacefully at her home on January 4, 2024, at the age of 77.