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UCSF child and adolescent psychiatry experts headed to Canada for joint AACAP/CACAP Annual Meeting

October 11, 2022
The 69th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) will be held October 17–22, 2022, in Toronto.

UCSF's Ford honored by VA with Middleton Award

October 03, 2022
UC San Francisco and VA researcher Judith M. Ford, PhD, has been named a recipient of the 2022 William S. Middleton Award, the VA's highest annual honor for senior biomedical research scientists.
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Half of moms of kids with autism have high depressive symptoms

August 26, 2022
A new study from UCSF found that about 50% of all mothers of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) had elevated levels of depressive symptoms over 18 months, while rates were much lower (6% to 13.6%) for mothers with neurotypical children in the same period.
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UCSF Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program once again named among the best in U.S. by physicians

August 24, 2022
The UCSF Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program (RTP) has once again been noted as one of the top psychiatry residency programs in the nation, according to new data released on July 25, 2022, by physician social networking site Doximity.

Fourth Barondes Lecture to be held September 13

August 06, 2022
The UCSF Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is pleased to announce the return of its special distinguished visiting lectureship series highlighting the integration of biological sciences and psychiatry in honor of Jeanne and Sanford Robertson Endowed Chair and Chair Emeritus Samuel Barondes, MD.

Department members to be featured at American Psychological Association's 2022 convention

August 01, 2022
The 2022 Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association (APA) will be held Thursday, August 4 – Saturday, August 6, 2022, featuring in-person presentations at the Minneapolis Convention Center, as well as virtual poster sessions online.

UCSF ranked among top five in the nation and best in the West for adult psychiatric care

July 25, 2022
For the eighth year in a row, UCSF Medical Center and the UCSF Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences have been recognized as one of the nation's leading centers for adult psychiatric care in U.S. News & World Report's annual Best Hospitals survey. UCSF Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences moved up one spot from last year's rankings and into the national top 5 for the first time, cementing its position as the top hospital for mental health research and treatment in the western United States.
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Mangurian and Zeller named 2022 Royer Award recipients

July 14, 2022
Christina Mangurian, MD, MAS, and Scott Zeller, MD, have been selected as the recipients of the 2022 J. Elliot Royer Award in Psychiatry. The honor, which includes a substantial cash prize, is awarded to two psychiatrists every other year—an academic psychiatrist and a community-based practitioner.
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UCSF Nancy Friend Pritzker Psychiatry Building opens to patients

June 27, 2022
UC San Francisco is welcoming its first patients to the Nancy Friend Pritzker Psychiatry Building, a one-of-a-kind treatment center that aims to redefine mental health services and make a bold statement against stigma. Situated adjacent to UCSF’s Mission Bay campus, the new building’s central location and proximity to transportation hubs, together with its light-filled atrium and interior transparency signal openness to the community outside, as well as within the building itself.
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UCSF faculty, trainees, and fellows to take part in the 174th APA Annual Meeting

May 18, 2022
The 174th Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association will be held both in New Orleans on May 21–25 and virtually on June 7–10, 2022. Numerous current and former UCSF Psychiatry faculty members and trainees will be in attendance during both portions.