Course Catalog » Course Listing for Psychiatry

110  Psychiatry Core Clerkship  (6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): D. Rose       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.

140.01A  Psychiatry Advanced Clinical Elective-LPPI Inpatient Unit  (6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): A. Booty, D. Li       Prerequisite(s): Psychiatry 110.

140.01B  Psychiatry Advanced Clinical Elective-SFGH Inpatient Ethnic/  (6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): G. Elkin, D. Li       Prerequisite(s): Psychiatry 110.

140.01C  Psychiatry Advanced Clinical Elective-SFGH Psychiatry Emerge  (6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): J. Harbison, D. Li       Prerequisite(s): Psychiatry 110.

140.01D  Psych Adv Clin. Elective -VA Psychiatry Inpatient Services  (6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): N. Majumdar, D. Li       Prerequisite(s): Psychiatry 110.

140.01F  Psychiatry Adv Clin. Elective -LPPI Adult Psychiatry Clinic  (6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): T. Foose, D. Li       Prerequisite(s): Psychiatry 110.

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

Instructor(s): A. Moreno, D. Li       Prerequisite(s): Completion of Psychiatry core clerkship.

Restrictions: Not offered in Spring 2, Summer 1, or Winter 1 blocks, but exception may be made on a case-by-case basis. Two-week rotations may be arranged on case-by-case basis.       Activities: Block Elective

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, Memory Clinic, Electroconvulsive Therapy, Consults, Home-based Mental Health, and Psychotherapy groups.

140.01J  Psychiatry Advanced Clinical Elective-VA Psychiaty Outpaient  (6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): D. Roselin, D. Li       Prerequisite(s): Psychiatry 110.

Restrictions: None.      

140.01K  Psych Adv Clin Elect - VA Outpatient Addiction Psychiatry  (6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): E. Herbst, D. Li       Prerequisite(s): Psychiatry 110.

140.01L  Psychiatry Advanced Clinical Elective-LPPI-UC General Consul  (6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): J. Bourgeois, D. Li       Prerequisite(s): PSYCHIATRY 110 NEUROLOGY 110 MEDICINE 110

Activities: Block Elective

Parnassus C/L: The Consultation/Liaison service at Langley Porter/Moffitt-Long 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 and emergency department. Students evaluate inpatients from various services (medicine, surgery, ob-gyn, the emergency department, among others), formulate differential diagnoses, assessments and plans, as well as psychodynamic and cultural formulations.

140.01M  Psychiatry Advanced Clinical Elective-SFGH Advanced Consulta  (6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): L. Rawitscher, D. Li       Prerequisite(s): Psychiatry 110.

140.01P  Psych Adv Clin. Elective-VA Consultation Liaison Psychiatry  (6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): K. Lee, D. Li       Prerequisite(s): P{sychiatry 110.

140.01R  Psych Adv Clin. Elective -LPPI Advanced Forensic Psychiatry  (6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): R. Binder, D. Li       Prerequisite(s): Psychiatry 110.

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

Instructor(s): B. Leventhal, D. Li       Prerequisite(s): Pschiarty 110. Neurology 110. Pediatrics 110

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Lecture, 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.

140.01V  Forensic Psychiatry Through Case Management  (6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): F. Mitsuishi, D. Li       Prerequisite(s): Psychiatry 110 Psychiatry Core Clerkship

Restrictions: None      

An adv. clinical elective focusing on assessment and treatment of mentally ill criminal offenders at risk of going to state prison who have severe and persistent disorders, often with dual substance and psychiatric diagnoses. Students will learn about and participate in managing these patients within a case management model which provides medication management, case management, individual and group psychotherapy, and vocational services.

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

Instructor(s): L. Richer, D. Li       Prerequisite(s): PSYCHIATRY 110 OB GYN R S 110

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

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.

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

Instructor(s): D. Li       Prerequisite(s): Consent of Department of Psychiatry.

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

140.08  Advanced Elective in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry -Fresno  (6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): S. Hurwitz, C. Campbell       Prerequisite(s): Psychiatry 110 or consent of Department.

Restrictions: 4th year elective students.       Activities: Block Elective

Tier 1B:Supervised evaluation and treatment of patients on the Psychiatry Consultation-Liaison Service at the Community Regional Medical Center, Fresno. Learning opportunities include teaching rounds, consultation seminar and didactic courses, biopsychosocial rounds, and direct clinical care.

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.

170.17A  Issues in Psychiatry  (1 - 3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): K. Norman, D. Li       Prerequisite(s): Consent of Department of Psychiatry.

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.

170.17B  Issues in Psychiatry  (1 - 3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): D. Li       Prerequisite(s): Consent of Department of Psychiatry

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.

170.20  Problem Solving Strategy for Mood Problems & Chronic Illness  (1 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): P. Arean

Restrictions: None       Activities: Lecture

Participants in this elective will learn how to use problem solving treatment, an evidence-based, brief intervention to help patients cope with health care challenges, including chronic illness and depression. Participants will be given access to problem solving materials as well as relevant publications. After a general overview of the intervention, participants will practice delivery of problem-solving via simulated case role plays.

198  Supervised Study  (1 - 5 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): Consent of Department of Psychiatry.

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