Psychiatry (PSYCHIATRY)

PSYCHIATRY 110  Psychiatry Core Clerkship  (1.5-6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Demian D. Rose, Kewchang LeeKewchang Lee also teaches: PSYCHIATRY 140.01P

Prerequisite(s): 3rd year standing.

Restrictions: UCSF medical students only.

Students, under supervision, are responsible for patient evaluation and participation in treatment planning for inpatients, outpatients, and consultation/liaison, They attend seminars related to clinical work. This course is taught in conjunction with the 4-week Neurology 110 clerkship, resulting in an 8-week long continuity clinic and a combined psychiatry and neurology conference.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Psychiatry
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory), In Progress (IP, SP/UP) grading allowed
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? Yes

PSYCHIATRY 130.01  CIEx - Interventional Psychiatry  (1.5-4.5 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Ramotse SaundersRamotse Saunders also teaches: PSYCHIATRY 140.01A

Prerequisite(s): PSYCH 110 recommended but not required.

Restrictions: Medical Students in Foundations 2

Activities: Clinical

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. Interventional psychiatry is an emerging subspecialty focused on procedural approaches to treating refractory neuropsychiatric disorders.These include electroconvulsive therapy, transcranial magnetic stimulation and ketamine infusion therapy.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Psychiatry
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

PSYCHIATRY 130.03  CIEx - Psychiatry Consultation Service  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Vivek DattaVivek Datta also teaches: PSYCHIATRY 140.01L, Lawrence E KaplanLawrence E Kaplan also teaches: PSYCHIATRY 140.01L

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical Students in Foundations 2

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. Students will join UCSF MC psychiatric consult team and respond to psychiatric consultation requests from medical or surgical inpatient teams and the emergency room.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Psychiatry
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

PSYCHIATRY 130.04  CIEx - Psychiatry Elective - VAMC-SF  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Kewchang LeeKewchang Lee also teaches: PSYCHIATRY 140.01P

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical Students in Foundations 2

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. Students will have opportunities to recognize common diagnoses in psychiatric practice, observe common procedures, and compose treatment plans for these common conditions.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Psychiatry
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

PSYCHIATRY 130.05  CIEx - Correctional Psychiatry in a Jail  (1.5-3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Loren Roth

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical students in Foundations 2

Activities: Clinical

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. Students will become familiarized with outpatient psychiatric care in a jail setting, with exposure to new patient evaluations and follow up visits; severely mentally ill patients as well as those with less serious pathology and substance abuse.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Psychiatry
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

PSYCHIATRY 130.06  CIEx - Youth Mental Health - Benioff Children's Hospital  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Hohui E Wang, Jeein Yoon

Prerequisite(s): Psychiatry 110 Core Clerkship

Restrictions: Foundations 2 Medical Students

Activities: Clinical

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. Opportunity for student to be exposed to career of child & adolescent psychiatrists working in a variety of settings. The student will work with patients from a wide range of diverse socioeconomic status, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Psychiatry
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

PSYCHIATRY 140  Geriatric Psychiatry  (4-8 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Peter J Ureste

Prerequisite(s): PSYCHIATRY 110

Restrictions: None

Activities: Lecture, Clinical, Independent Study

Learners will acquire specialized knowledge and skills in geriatric psychiatry through interviewing patients, writing up and presenting patient cases, and developing treatment plans specific to the mental health care of older adults. Clinical experiences include a combination of assessing patients on the ZSFG inpatient psychiatric unit, ZSFG Geriatric Neurology Cognitive Clinic, consult service, conservatorship legal hearings, neuropsychological testing, and potentially other locations.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Psychiatry
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

PSYCHIATRY 140.01A  Advanced Inpatient Psychiatry - UCSF Parnassus - LPPI  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Ramotse SaundersRamotse Saunders also teaches: PSYCHIATRY 130.01

Prerequisite(s): Psychiatry 110, Neurology 110, and Medicine 110.

Restrictions: Final year

Activities: Lecture, Clinical, Independent Study

This is a tier 1a subinternship on the Parnassus adult inpatient psychiatry unit. The unit serves both voluntary and involuntary patients with a broad range of diagnoses. The unit is run by a multidisciplinary staff including nursing, social work, attendings, and second year students. Students co-manage patients with residents and attendings, learning to function at an intern level. Students need not be applying in psychiatry though most who rotate are.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Psychiatry
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

PSYCHIATRY 140.01B  Advanced Inpatient Psychiatry - ZSFG  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): David Elkin, Descartes LiDescartes Li also teaches: PSYCHIATRY 140.02, PSYCHIATRY 140.01W

Prerequisite(s): Psychiatry 110. Neurology 110. Medicine 110.

Restrictions: Final Year.

Activities: Lecture, Clinical, Independent Study

Students have the opportunity to work in a multidisciplinary team composed of occupational therapists, social workers, pharmacists and physicians. Learning objectives focus on learning culturally competent interviewing, formulation, differential diagnosis, and psychopharmacology in a fast-paced environment where most patients stay 3-5 days. The elective provides intensive exposure to a broad spectrum of conditions encountered in the practice of inpatient public psychiatry.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Psychiatry
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

PSYCHIATRY 140.01C  Psychiatry Emergency Services - ZSFG  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): John D Harbison, Descartes LiDescartes Li also teaches: PSYCHIATRY 140.02, PSYCHIATRY 140.01W

Prerequisite(s): Psychiatry 110. Neurology 110. Medicine 110.

Restrictions: Final Year.

Activities: Lecture, Clinical, Independent Study

Psychiatric Emergency Services at ZSFG offers an exciting, advanced clerkship in emergency psychiatry. The clerkship emphasizes evaluation, diagnostic and risk assessment, medication management, legal issues, and disposition for acutely decompensated individuals. Students work closely with faculty to provide evaluation and treatment for PES patients that reflect a broad spectrum of psychiatric conditions and provide students with a broad experience in general adult emergency psychiatry.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Psychiatry
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

PSYCHIATRY 140.01D  Advanced Inpatient Psychiatry - VAMC-SF  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Alvin H Lau, Descartes LiDescartes Li also teaches: PSYCHIATRY 140.02, PSYCHIATRY 140.01W

Prerequisite(s): Psychiatry 110. Neurology 110. Medicine 110.

Restrictions: Final Year.

Activities: Lecture, Clinical, Independent Study

SFVAMC PICU is a 12-bed mixed voluntary-involuntary inpatient psychiatric unit. Learners will be immersed in an intensive inpatient psychiatric clinical experience, with emphasis on continuity of care of a special population (veterans) with a wide variety of diagnoses. Students, with close attending supervision, will assume primary clinical responsibilities for the evaluation/treatment of patients through initial evaluations, somatic treatments such as ECT, through hospitalization and discharge.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Psychiatry
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

PSYCHIATRY 140.01I  Geriatric Psychiatry  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Arnaldo Moreno, Descartes LiDescartes Li also teaches: PSYCHIATRY 140.02, PSYCHIATRY 140.01W

Prerequisite(s): Psychiatry 110. Neurology 110. Medicine 110.

Restrictions: Final Year.

Activities: Lecture, Clinical, Independent Study

Learners will acquire specialized knowledge and skills in geriatric psychiatry through interviewing patients independently, writing up and presenting patient cases, and developing treatment plans in clinical settings specific to the mental health care of elders. Clinical experiences include a combination of Geriatric Mood Assessment Clinic, Late-life Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Clinic, Geriatric-Focused Didactics, ECT, Consults, Home-based Mental Health, and optional Psychotherapy groups.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Psychiatry
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

PSYCHIATRY 140.01J  Advanced Outpatient Psychiatry - VAMC-SF  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Danielle A. Roselin, Descartes LiDescartes Li also teaches: PSYCHIATRY 140.02, PSYCHIATRY 140.01W

Prerequisite(s): Psychiatry 110. Neurology 110. Medicine 110.

Restrictions: Final Year.

Activities: Lecture, Clinical, Independent Study

This elective allows students to learn about a variety of treatment modalities in different clinics treating general outpatient psychiatric problems, including mood and anxiety disorders, as well as psychosis, substance use, geriatric psychiatry, and PTSD. The elective includes pharmacotherapy, psychotherapy, mental health intake and follow-up, and case conferences. Students are supervised by a “home attending,” in addition to working with attendings and residents in the clinics.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Psychiatry
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

PSYCHIATRY 140.01L  Advanced General Consultation Psychiatry - UCSF Parnassus  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Vivek DattaVivek Datta also teaches: PSYCHIATRY 130.03, Descartes LiDescartes Li also teaches: PSYCHIATRY 140.02, PSYCHIATRY 140.01W, Lawrence E KaplanLawrence E Kaplan also teaches: PSYCHIATRY 130.03

Prerequisite(s): PSYCHIATRY 110\r\nNEUROLOGY 110\r\nMEDICINE 110

Restrictions: Final Year

Activities: Lecture, Clinical, Independent Study

Catatonia, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, Munchausen’s syndrome, Conversion Disorder, Somatization, Delirium and Dementia…these are just some of the presentations we see as psychiatric consultants at Moffitt-Long. Students will learn how to assess and manage common and uncommon psychological problems at the interface of medicine and psychiatry. This rotation is excellent preparation for students, providing additional exposure to one of the most fascinating areas of psychiatry.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Psychiatry
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

PSYCHIATRY 140.01M  Advanced Consultation Psychiatry - ZSFG  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Lee A. Rawitscher, Descartes LiDescartes Li also teaches: PSYCHIATRY 140.02, PSYCHIATRY 140.01W

Prerequisite(s): Psychiatry 110. Neurology 110. Medicine 110.

Restrictions: Final Year.

Activities: Lecture, Clinical, Independent Study

The Consultation/Liaison services at ZSFG provides an opportunity for medical students, especially those planning a career in or interfacing with primary care, to experience psychiatry in a general hospital setting. Students interview inpatients from various services (medicine, surgery, ob-gyn among others), formulate differential diagnoses, as well as psychodynamic and cultural formulations and utilize brief psychotherapy and psychopharmacology approaches.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Psychiatry
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

PSYCHIATRY 140.01P  Advanced Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry - VAMC-SF  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Kewchang LeeKewchang Lee also teaches: PSYCHIATRY 130.04, Descartes LiDescartes Li also teaches: PSYCHIATRY 140.02, PSYCHIATRY 140.01W

Prerequisite(s): Psychiatry 110, Neurology 110, and Medicine 110.

Restrictions: Final Year

Activities: Lecture, Clinical, Independent Study

This elective allows students to experience psychiatry in a general hospital setting by interviewing patients on the inpatient medical-surgical wards, and formulating differential diagnoses, assessments, and treatment recommendations with a psychopharmacologic and behavioral focus. Common diagnoses include delirium, dementia, PTSD, and depressive, substance use, and personality disorders. Medicolegal issues, such as decision-making capacity and mental health holds, also arise frequently.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Psychiatry
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

PSYCHIATRY 140.01R  Advanced Forensic Psychiatry - UCSF Parnassus - LPPI  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Renee L. Binder, Descartes LiDescartes Li also teaches: PSYCHIATRY 140.02, PSYCHIATRY 140.01W

Prerequisite(s): Psychiatry 110.

Restrictions: Final Year. Grading: Pass/No Pass.

Activities: Clinical, Independent Study, Project

Medical students will gain exposure to the field of forensic psychiatry through observation, active participation with forensic experts, and direct work with incarcerated patients. They will work at San Quentin State Prison two days/week and attend law school classes at Hastings College of Law when in session. They will learn about civil and criminal cases that involve psychiatric expertise and participate in a landmark case seminar that reviews cases at the interface of psychiatry and the law.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Psychiatry
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

PSYCHIATRY 140.01U  Advanced Child Psychiatry  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Caitlin R Costello, Descartes LiDescartes Li also teaches: PSYCHIATRY 140.02, PSYCHIATRY 140.01W

Prerequisite(s): Psychiatry 110. Neurology 110. Pediatrics 110

Restrictions: Final Year.

Activities: Lecture, Clinical, Project

This course has been designed to expose the student to a variety of outpatient and inpatient settings in which child psychiatrists function. Students will gain exposure to the psychiatric assessment and treatment of children and adolescents, and will learn how to function as part of an interdisciplinary team. Students will also complete an independent project.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Psychiatry
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

PSYCHIATRY 140.01W  Sexual Assault Response  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Descartes LiDescartes Li also teaches: PSYCHIATRY 140.02, PSYCHIATRY 170.17B

Prerequisite(s): PSYCHIATRY 110\r\nOB GYN R S 110

Restrictions: Must be a UCSF medical student who holds 4th year standing.

Tier 2. This course provides students with an overview of services available to patients who have experienced a sexual assault. Activities include: being on-call for sexual assault examinations at SFGH; observing didactics, group counseling, medication intakes, and medical follow-up at the Trauma Recovery/Rape Treatment Center; attending a monthly Sexual Assault Response Team meeting; observing on-going legal cases; visiting the D. A.'s office, the Sex Crimes division of the SFPD and SFWAR.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Psychiatry
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

PSYCHIATRY 140.02  Off-Campus Clerkship  (3-6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Descartes LiDescartes Li also teaches: PSYCHIATRY 140.01W, PSYCHIATRY 170.17B

Prerequisite(s): Consent of Department of Psychiatry.

Restrictions: Good academic standing

Activities: Clinical

Clinical clerkship in off-campus hospitals, approved by the chairperson of the department and the dean.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Psychiatry
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? Yes

PSYCHIATRY 140.08  Advanced Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry - Fresno  (4.5-6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Stephen S Hurwitz

Prerequisite(s): Psychiatry 110 or consent of Department.

Restrictions: 4th year elective students.

Activities: Seminar, Clinical

The consultation-liaison service provides psychiatric consultation to medically hospitalized inpatients at the request of the attending physician of record. The rotation provides a wide breadth of exposure to acute psychiatric issues including psychosis, mania, suicidal ideation, and delirium. Students are expected to independently evaluate patients, obtain a history and mental status examination and present to the attending staff. Learning opportunities include daily rounds and didactics.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Psychiatry
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
  • Repeat course for credit? No

PSYCHIATRY 150.01  Research in Psychiatry  (3-24 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Staff

Prerequisite(s): Consent of faculty member in charge of student's research project, and approval of psychiatry medical student education director and staff coordinator.

Restrictions: None.

Activities: Project

Student works on research project under the guidance of faculty mentors and supervisor.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Psychiatry
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? Yes
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? Yes

PSYCHIATRY 170.17B  Issues in Psychiatry  (0.5-1 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring  

Instructor(s): Descartes LiDescartes Li also teaches: PSYCHIATRY 140.02, PSYCHIATRY 140.01W

Prerequisite(s): Consent of Department of Psychiatry

Restrictions: none

Activities: Seminar

Explores focal psychiatric issues in systematic format. Current electives include substance abuse, women's psychological health, the development of physician identity, cross-cultural issues. New topics are designed according to faculty/student interests.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Psychiatry
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

PSYCHIATRY 198  Supervised Study  (1-6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Staff

Prerequisite(s): Consent of Department of Psychiatry or instructor.

Restrictions: None

Library research and directed reading under supervision of a member of the faculty with the approval of the chairperson of the department.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Psychiatry
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? Yes
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
  • Repeat course for credit? No