UCSF Psychiatry News

Rear view of a senior adult couple holding hands
October 09, 2019
A new program led in part by UC San Francisco researcher Kristine Yaffe, MD, has been launched to help further scientific knowledge on aging and the care of older adults.
Lee
October 03, 2019
UCSF Psychiatry faculty member Chuan-Mei Lee, MD, MA, has been selected by the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) to receive the group's 2019 Pilot Research Award for Junior Faculty and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellows.
Epel
September 24, 2019
Health psychologist Elissa S. Epel, PhD, has been tapped to join the Department of Psychiatry’s leadership team as its vice chair for adult psychology.
Li
September 24, 2019
Longtime faculty clinician and educator Descartes Li, MD, has been selected to serve as the department’s new vice chair for education, effective October 1, 2019.
Ostwald
September 23, 2019
The free event, part of the Peter F. Ostwald, MD, and Lise Dechamps Ostwald Lecture Series, is open to the public, but space is limited and ordering tickets in advance is highly recommended.
Bartley
September 12, 2019
UC San Francisco postdoctoral researcher Christopher Bartley, MD, PhD, has been named as one of this year's Hanna Gray Fellows by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI).
Schwab
September 12, 2019
With a $20 million gift from Charles Schwab, UC San Francisco and UC Berkeley have launched a two-campus multidisciplinary clinical and research alliance to deepen the understanding of dyslexia and other specific neurodevelopmental differences that impact learning.
Bush and Thoemmes
September 03, 2019
The UCSF Office of Diversity and Outreach has announced that two Department of Psychiatry members will be among the dozen employees honored by the university with 2019 Chancellor Awards for Diversity.
Baby feet cradled by a woman's hands
August 30, 2019
While numerous studies have explored the intergenerational transmission of mood disorders from parent to child, little research has been done on whether this connection extends in both directions. Can negative mood symptoms in children lead to a higher risk of mental health concerns for their parents?
Yaffe
August 28, 2019
Governor Gavin Newsom has announced that Kristine Yaffe, MD, has been appointed as a member of the newly formed Governor’s Alzheimer’s Prevention and Preparedness Task Force.

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