UCSF Psychiatry News

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New IOM report outlines steps for maintaining cognitive function as the brain ages

April 29, 2015
Brains age, just like the rest of the body, even for those who don't get neurological disease, according to an Institute of Medicine report released on April 14.
Ekman, Gazzaley, Lucia

Ekman, Gazzaley, Lucia selected for UCSF 150th Anniversary Alumni Excellence Awards

April 21, 2015
In honor of UCSF's 150th Anniversary, the Alumni Association of UCSF (AAUCSF) is highlighting the extraordinary contributions of 150 outstanding living degreed and non-degreed alumni.
Virginia Patterson

In Memoriam: Virginia Patterson

April 17, 2015
Virginia (Ginny) Patterson passed away on April 7, 2015 at the age of 94. She was a respected and beloved teacher, clinician and researcher who touched the lives of many during her seven decades of contributions to the UCSF Department of Psychiatry.
Beatrice Beebe, PhD

Beebe shares insights into nonverbal communication at 10th annual Wallerstein Lecture

April 17, 2015
Clinicians and trainees from around the Bay Area filled Cole Hall last week for the tenth annual Robert S. Wallerstein, MD Visiting Lectureship in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy. Columbia University's Beatrice Beebe, PhD, served as the keynote speaker.
Allison Kaup, PhD

Kaup brings neuropsychological expertise to department faculty ranks

April 14, 2015
Neuropsychologist Allison Kaup, PhD, has joined the Department of Psychiatry faculty as an Assistant Professor, as well as as a clinical research psychologist and clinical neuropsychologist at the San Francisco VA Medical Center.
Hung and Li

Hung, Li appointed to new medical education roles

April 10, 2015
Department faculty members Erick Hung, MD, and Descartes Li, MD, have recently been named to new medical education roles.
Jeremy Willsey, PhD

Willsey joins department faculty

April 07, 2015
Researcher Jeremy Willsey, PhD, has joined the Department of Psychiatry faculty ranks as an Assistant Adjunct Professor, effective Tuesday, April 7.
Darrow, Ramo and Shen

Darrow, Shen join UCSF Psychiatry faculty; Ramo assumes new expanded role

April 01, 2015
The Department of Psychiatry will be welcoming a new faculty member this week, and two familiar faces will transition into new positions. All three individuals have appointments beginning Wednesday, April 1, 2015.
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UCSF, UC Davis, Stanford to host Early Intervention in Psychosis Symposium

March 25, 2015
The UCSF Department of Psychiatry, Stanford Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and UC Davis Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences are co-sponsoring a one-day symposium on Friday, April 3 with international experts in the field of early intervention for prodrome and first episode psychosis.​
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Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program selects 16 to join its Class of 2019

March 23, 2015

After receiving over 400 applications and interviewing more than 75 candidates, the UCSF Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program (RTP) announced that it will welcome 16 new residents into its Class of 2019. The incoming class, which will begin clinical work on June 21 after participating in orientation activities, is a highly diverse and accomplished group.