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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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In the News 

2/11/2016
Yahoo! News

​Features Beatrice Golomb, MD, PhD

2/8/2016
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Sidney Zisook, MD

1/26/2016
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features David Folsom, MD

12/15/2015
Some decline in memory and cognitive function is a normal part of aging, but what if it could be prevented? Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Washington Univers ...
10/29/2015
Study among first to show how manic-depressive disorder affects neurons
10/27/2015
People who have had an episode of major depression are at high risk for having another episode. Now, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have found that the risk of r ...
10/2/2015
First introduced in the United States in 2007, electronic cigarettes have risen dramatically in part because they are popularly considered safer and more socially acceptable than combustible cigarette ...

Recent Recognitions 

          Congratulations to Louisa R. Steiger, M.D., M.P.H., HS on being featured in the Department of Psychiatry's Teacher Spotlight for February.
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Melissa Tarasenko, Ph.D., third year fellow in the VA San Diego/UCSD Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center (MIRECC) Postdoctoral Fellowship, was selected to receive the Jared Purton Schizophrenia Research Pilot Grant Award. Read More...

          Alejandro Meruelo, M.D., Ph.D., second year Resident in the UCSD R25 Psychiatry Research Residency Track, was selected to receive the NIDA - American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Resident Training Award in Substance Abuse and Addiction.Read More...

Congratulations to Igor Grant, MD, on receiving the 2016 Paul Satz–International Neuropsychological Society Career Mentoring Award. Pictured from left to right: Drs Sean Rourke, Igor Grant, Jennifer Manly, and Robert Heaton.

Congratulations to Jamie Joseph, Ph.D. who is the postdoctoral trainee recipient of the UC San Diego Frontiers Innovation Scholars Program award. Read More...

       

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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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