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In the News 

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A study conducted by the UC San Diego Physician Assessment and Clinical Education program (PACE) found that childhood adversity could potentially play a role in a physician’s later professional relati ...

Recent Recognitions 

Dr. Igor Grant participates in PBS "Second Opinion" series on the topic of medical marijuana.
Watch the video here.

Congratulations to Dr. Dilip V. Jeste, Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Neurosciences, on being elevated to senior associate dean for Healthy Aging and Senior Care.

Congratulations to Gregory Light PhD, co-recipient of the 2014 Sidney R. Baer, Jr. Prize.
Watch the interview here.

Dr. Dilip Jeste talks with the Wall Street Journal about pessimism as an anxiety coping mechanism.
Watch the video here.