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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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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.
Department of PsychiatryThe 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.
Department of PsychiatryThe 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.
fullsizeThe 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 

5/20/2015
UPI
Features Sonya Norman, PhD
5/18/2015
U.S. News & World Report

​Cites research by UC San Diego School of Medicine

5/7/2015
Writing in the May 7 online issue of American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System su ...
4/2/2015
In work that reconciles two competing views of brain structures involved in memory and spatial perception, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have conducted experime ...

Recent Recognitions 

A research study led by Lisa T. Eyler, PhD and including several Psychiatry Department faculty collaborators was highlighted in the latest National Institute of Mental Health newsletter, Inside NIMH. The study, which focuses on understanding the role of inflammation and mood in predicting cognitive declines with aging in bipolar disorder, was featured in the "Director's Highlights" section as a Notable NIMH Grant.

Congratulations to Lisa Ross, BSN, RN-BC for being chosen as the San Diego County Psychiatric Nurse of the Year for direct care! Lisa works on the Psychiatry Department’s Senior Behavioral Health Unit as a charge nurse.

Congratulations to Dr. Dan Sewell for being elected as a member of the UCSD School of Medicine Academy of Clinician Scholars.

Congratulations to Professor Tamara Wall on her appointment as Associate Vice Chancellor - Academic Personnel