UCSF Psychiatry News

McLane
August 19, 2019
Longtime Bay Area psychotherapist Maura McLane, MS, MFT, passed away on July 15, 2019, following a brief illness.
UCSF Medical Center locations
July 30, 2019
The UCSF Department of Psychiatry and UCSF Medical Center have once again been ranked among the nation's top centers for adult psychiatry in U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Hospitals survey.
Statue of Hippocrates
July 23, 2019
The UCSF Department of Psychiatry Residency Training Program (RTP) is among the top psychiatry residency programs in the nation, according to new data released by physician social networking site Doximity.
Oberndorfs
July 11, 2019
The Susan and Bill Oberndorf Foundation has made a new commitment of $25 million to UCSF Psychiatry in hopes of advancing translational research.
Kheirbek
June 14, 2019
Department of Psychiatry researcher and assistant professor Mazen A. Kheirbek, PhD, is one of two UCSF scientists who have been named 2019 Pew Scholars in the biomedical sciences.
Bartley and Pennington
June 06, 2019
Christopher Bartley, MD, PhD, and David L. Pennington, PhD have been named as 2019 John A. Watson Faculty Scholars and recipients of the UCSF School of Medicine Dean's Diversity Funds Award
San Francisco
May 15, 2019
The 172nd Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) will be held Saturday, May 18–Wednesday, May 22, 2018 at the George R. Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco.
Mouse peering over the top of a maze
April 30, 2019
In research published April 30, 2019 in Neuron, scientists led by Vikaas Sohal, MD, PhD found that mice were less likely to decide to venture into an exposed part of an elevated maze — something mice typically find quite scary — when cells in the prefrontal cortex called “VIP interneurons” were activated.
Bruns
April 10, 2019
First-year psychiatry resident Elizabeth Bruns, MD, MS, has been selected as the recipient of the 2019 PGY-1 Krevans Award in psychiatry by her peers and faculty members.
Anderson
April 01, 2019
The third annual Samuel Barondes Lecture will be held at 3 p.m. on Monday, April 22, 2019, in Genetech Hall’s Byers Auditorium on the UCSF Mission Bay campus.

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