UCSF Psychiatry News

January 09, 2015
The Learning for Early Careers in Addiction and Diversity (LEAD) Program at SFGH, funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), is designed to provide early-stage researchers from underrepresented racial/ethnic minority backgrounds in the fields of biomedical and behavioral sciences with the necessary skills and guidance to help them succeed as future investigators in the substance abuse treatment research field.
Autism Symposium
December 22, 2014
On January 21, 2015, UCSF will host a day-long symposium highlighting recent advances in autism spectrum disorders (ASD) at Genentech Hall on the Mission Bay campus.
Doupe
December 15, 2014
The UCSF Departments of Psychiatry and Physiology will host a Memorial Symposium in honor of our late colleague Allison J. Doupe, MD, PhD, on Friday, January 23 at the UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center
White House Office of Science & Technology Policy
December 11, 2014
Department members Adam Gazzaley, MD, PhD, and Fumiko Hoeft, MD, PhD, have been invited to attend the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) Workshop at the White House Conference Center in Washington, DC on January 23.
Emergency room sign
December 09, 2014
San Francisco children living in non-redeveloped public housing are 39 percent more likely to repeatedly visit emergency rooms, according to new research from UC San Francisco and UC Berkeley.
Hinshaw
December 08, 2014
Stephen Hinshaw, PhD, the department's Vice Chair for Psychology and a professor at both UC Berkeley and UCSF, has been named as the 2015 recipient of the Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology (SSCP)’s Distinguished Scientist Award.
Graeme Hanson, MD
December 05, 2014
On Thursday, December 4, our friend and colleague Graeme Hanson, MD, died in San Francisco in the company of friends and family. Graeme was 79 years old at the time of his passing from complications related to pulmonary disease.
AAAP
December 02, 2014
The American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP)'s 25th Annual Meeting and Symposium will be held December 4-7, 2014 in Aventura, Florida.
Erick Hung, MD
December 01, 2014
RTP Program Director Erick Hung, MD, was named the Director of Curricular Affairs for the School of Medicine-wide UCSF Graduate Medical Education (GME) Program, effective November 1. In his new additional role, Hung will provide leadership for curricular excellence and innovation in GME and for advanced learner assessment at UCSF.
Nancy Adler, PhD
November 21, 2014
Social and behavioral data provide crucial information about factors that influence health and effectiveness of treatment and should be incorporated into patient electronic health records (EHR), according to a new report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM).

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