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    Descartes Li, MD

    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    Address401 Parnassus Ave, LangPorter
    San Francisco CA 94143

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      University of California, San Francisco Residency School of Medicine
      University of California, San FranciscoM.D.School of Medicine1993

      Dr. Descartes Li is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He is the Director of the UCSF Bipolar Program and co-Director of the UCSF Electroconvulsive Therapy Service. He received his M.D. from the UCSF School of Medicine and completed his residency training in psychiatry at UCSF in 1997.

      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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