Dr. Seritan is a geriatric psychiatrist who works to understand and manage the psychiatric manifestations of neurodegenerative diseases. Dr. Seritan developed and co-leads the Clinical Neurosciences Area of Distinction for psychiatry residents, is a member of the UCSF Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators, and has been serving as the Faculty Mentoring facilitator for the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences since 2021. Before joining UCSF, Dr. Seritan was on the faculty at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine, where she developed and led the medical student wellness program, also serving as assistant, then associate dean for student wellness.
Dr. Seritan’s research interests include the psychiatric aspects of movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease and the fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome (FXTAS). Additional interests include faculty development, gender equity in academia, medical student and physician wellness, competency-based medical education, and the mental health impacts of climate change.