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    Descartes Li, MD

    TitleProfessor
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    DepartmentPsychiatry
    Address401 Parnassus Ave, LangPorter
    San Francisco CA 94143
    Phone415-476-7448
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       Biography 
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      Institution Degree School or Department Year
      University of California, San Francisco Residency School of Medicine1997
      University of California, San FranciscoM.D.School of Medicine1993

       Overview 
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      Dr. Descartes Li is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). His primary roles include the following:

      1) Director, UCSF Bipolar Disorder Program
      2) Director, UCSF Electroconvulsive Therapy Service
      3) Director, Brain, Mind, and Behavior (first-year UCSF Medical Student course)
      4) Site Director, Parnassus Campus, Department of Psychiatry Residency Training Program

      Dr. Li gives numerous talks and presentations in both academic and community settings. His areas of interest include bipolar disorder, depression, electroconvulsive therapy, medical student education, cultural psychiatry, and suicide. He believes that being a good teacher means to forget about being a good teacher, and to focus on helping others to be good learners.


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      1. Li D, Hall SE, Tong LD, Rollins MD. The electroconvulsive therapy and anesthesia exercise (ECTAE): the creation of an interdisciplinary learning activity for medical students. J ECT. 2013 Sep; 29(3):214-8.
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      2. Litt L, Li D. Awareness without recall during anesthesia for electroconvulsive therapy. Anesthesiology. 2007 Apr; 106(4):871-2.
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