Message from the Director

UCSF Depression Center is a leader in brain and behavioral health. Our focus is on patient care, research and education. Through excellence in these three areas, we are committed to providing the best available care to patients and their families, while advancing science to improve mental health and training the next generation of mental health professionals.

Our researchers are world-renowned leaders in their fields, and are consistently recognized by the academic community for their achievements.

Our hardworking and dedicated faculty, staff, and trainees in our department are what make us so successful. We have experts in psychiatry, psychology, neuroscience, social work, nursing, epidemiology, biology,  and more, all working to advance the field.

With great pleasure, I invite you to explore this website and learn more about our remarkable work.

Stuart Eisendrath, MD
Director of the UCSF Depression Center
University of California, San Francisco