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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 System.
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Upcoming Events 

In the News 

4/27/2016
HealthCanal

​Features Sheldon Morris, MD

4/26/2016
The Alternative Daily

​Features Daniel Lee, MD

4/26/2016
The California HIV/AIDS Research Program (CHRP) of University of California has awarded grants totaling $9.4 million to three teams of investigators to provide and evaluate PrEP – the HIV prevention p ...
4/25/2016
FiercePharma

​Features Robert Anthenelli, MD

4/25/2016
HealthCanal

​Features Karen Pierce, PhD, and Eric Courchesne, PhD

4/22/2016
Compared to the nicotine patch and a placebo, the smoking cessation aids varenicline (marketed as Chantix in the U.S.) and bupropion (Zyban) do not show a significant increase in neuropsychiatric adve ...
3/30/2016
For most people, the culmination of a good life is a “good death,” though what that means exactly is a matter of considerable consternation. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego Scho ...
3/24/2016
The types of gene mutations that contribute to autism are more diverse than previously thought, report researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine in the March 24 online issu ...

Recent Recognitions 

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Langley-DeGroot on being recognized by third year medical students to receive the Arnold P. Gold Foundation’s Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Resident Award in Psychiatry.
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Congratulations to Matthew J. Worley, Ph.D., M.P.H. on receiving a NIDA K23 titled, “Behavioral economic mechanisms of prescription opioid addiction in chronic pain”!

Congratulations to Larry Malak, M.D. on being featured in the Department of Psychiatry's Teacher Spotlight for April.
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Congratulations to Dr. Laura Berner, on receiving a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award for Postdoctoral Fellows from the National Institute of Mental Health.
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Congratulations to The SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology which was recognized as an Outstanding Graduate Program. The award is based on the Graduate and Professional Student and Experience Satisfaction (GPSES) survey conducted by the UCSD Graduate Student Association.

Congratulations to Sanjai Rao, M.D. on being featured in the Department of Psychiatry's Teacher Spotlight for March.
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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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