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Welcome to the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Department of Psychiatry. We are a diverse community of faculty, staff, and trainees dedicated to an important mission More...

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Department of Psychiatry FacultyThe Department of Psychiatry directs and operates a full spectrum of proven state-of-the-art evaluative and therapeutic clinical services at UC San Diego Health.
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In the News

7/19/2017
CNN

​Features Walter Kaye, MD

7/12/2017
Anesthesiology News

​Features Mark Wallace, MD

7/10/2017
Medical Xpress

​Features Alice Ely, PhD

7/10/2017
San Diego Union Tribune

​Authored by Laura Crotty Alexander, MD

7/10/2017
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have discovered differences in how the brain responds to food rewards in individuals with a history of bulimia nervosa (BN), an eat ...
5/30/2017
One-third of American children are overweight or obese. Family-based treatment (FBT) has been considered the best model for the treatment of obese children as it provides both parents and children wit ...
5/21/2017
Among 12- to 17-year-olds who have never used tobacco products, nearly half were considered receptive to tobacco marketing if they were able to recall or liked at least one advertisement, report resea ...
5/3/2017
Researchers at Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at University of California San Diego mined the FDA Adverse Effect Reporting System (FAERS) database for depression symptoms in pat ...

Recent Announcements & Recognitions

Vanessa Lauzon, M.D. Congratulations to Vanessa Lauzon, M.D. for receiving the UCSD 2017 Whitehill Prize for Excellence in Clinical Education!


Congratulations to Mike Bloom on his retirement after 36 years of service to UCSD and the Department of Psychiatry!
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Dr. Brent MausbachCongratulations to Brent Mausbach, PhD on receiving a UC Intercampus Consortium Seed Grant Proposal. Dr. Mausbach's award will be used to conduct a small pilot of leisure activities and blood pressure.

Sidney Zisook, M.D. Congratulations to Sidney Zisook, M.D. on being featured as the June 2017 Department of Psychiatry's Teacher Spotlight.

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Announcement:
Change for County Contracted Outpatient Services at Hillcrest Read More...


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Funding Opportunities

John A. Majda, M.D. Memorial Fund

This fund awards up to $5,000 annually for up to 2 years for all UCSD Research Trainees with the intention of encouraging, supporting, and rewarding research in the areas of depression and suicide risk factors, with special consideration of physician depression and suicide.
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