Dr. Erick Hung is a Professor of Clinical Psychiatry in the UCSF Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and is a member of the UCSF Academy of Medical Educators. He is the Associate Dean for Students in the UCSF School of Medicine. Prior to joining the Dean's team, he served as the Program Director of the Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program from 2012-2022 and the Director of Curricular Affairs for GME for the UCSF School of Medicine from 2015-2022. He completed his medical school, psychiatry residency, and forensic psychiatry fellowship training at the University of California, San Francisco and joined the faculty at UCSF in 2009. He actively teaches in the areas of risk assessment, medical education, forensic psychiatry, leadership, and ethics. His interests include primary care and mental health integration, the interface between mental health and the legal system, inter-professional collaboration and training, HIV psychiatry, LGBTQ mental health, and medical education. His educational scholarship interests include competency-based assessment, faculty development, and near-peer learning in the workplace setting.
In addition to a general forensic psychiatric practice, Dr. Hung's forensic expertise includes psychiatric injury in the workplace, workplace-based harassment and discrimination for LGBTQ individuals, neuropsychiatric issues related to HIV, and immigration custody.