Dr. Seritan is a geriatric psychiatrist whose clinical work focuses on understanding and managing the psychiatric manifestations of neurodegenerative diseases. Dr. Seritan developed and leads the Clinical Neurosciences Area of Distinction for psychiatry residents, is a member of the Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators, and chairs the Master Educator Committee of the Association for Academic Psychiatry. Before joining UCSF, Dr. Seritan was at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine, where she also served as associate dean for student wellness.
Dr. Seritan’s research interests include the psychiatric aspects of movement disorders such as fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome (FXTAS) and Parkinson's disease. Additional interests include medical student and physician wellness, faculty development, and medical education. Dr. Seritan is an active mentor of students, residents, fellows, and junior faculty. She serves as the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences' faculty mentoring facilitator.