Welcome 

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...

Brain IllustrationThe 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 System.

In the News 

9/18/2014
Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified a control mechanism for an area of the brain that processes sensory and emotive information that humans experience ...
9/15/2014
Newsday
Features Vivian Hook, PhD
9/15/2014
California Health Report
Features Dilip Jeste, MD, Daniel Sewell, MD, Steven Thorp, PhD, and Deborah Kado, MD
9/12/2014
In a set of novel experiments involving both humans and rats, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, Florida Atlantic University, University of Pittsburgh, Washingt ...

Recent Recognitions 

Congratulations to Scott Irwin MD, recipient of the 2014 Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine Fellowship

Trainee Luz Garcini, has been presented with The Champion of Diversity Award by the UCSD Department of Psychiatry
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Monica Ulibarri PhD, has been presented with The Champion of Diversity Award by the UCSD Department of Psychiatry
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David Braff MD, Distinguished Professor at UCSD's Department of Psychiatry has been named this year's Lieber Prize winner
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