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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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 

A new study led by researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine finds that the brains of obese children literally light up differently when tasting sugar.
ZME Science
Features Kerri Boutelle, PhD
The New York Times
Features David Feifel, MD, PhD

Recent Recognitions 

Congratulations to Dr. Mark Geyer, the 2014 recipient of the ACNP Julius Axelrod Mentorship Award

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.