Kavoos Ghane Bassiri, MFT, CGP

Title(s)Associate Clinical Professor, Psychiatry
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Phone415-997-9087
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    Title(s)UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences


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    San Francisco Department of Public Health2019Public Health Hero
    Mental Health Board of San Francisco2019Certificate of Commendation (for outstanding leadership)
    San Francisco Suicide Prevention2018Hero of Nonprofit Award
    US Congressional Recognition2016Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition (for outstanding and invaluable service)
    California State Assembly2016Certificate of Recognition (for commitment & service)
    Board of Supervisors, City and County of San Francisco2016Certificate of Honor (for years of service and impact)
    The Haile T. Debas, Academy of Medical Educators, University of California, San Francisco2009Excellence in Teaching Award
    San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis2009Distinguished Service Award
    Board of Supervisors, City and County of San Francisco2008Certificate of Honor (for exceptional leadership)
    California State Senate2007Certificate of Recognition (for community service)
    UCSF-San Francisco General Hospital Residency Training Committee2002Certificate of Recognition (for outstanding contribution on the psychodynamic teaching of residents)

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    1. Feasibility, acceptability and clinical utility of the Cultural Formulation Interview: mixed-methods results from the DSM-5 international field trial. Br J Psychiatry. 2017 04; 210(4):290-297. Lewis-Fernández R, Aggarwal NK, Lam PC, Galfalvy H, Weiss MG, Kirmayer LJ, Paralikar V, Deshpande SN, Díaz E, Nicasio AV, Boiler M, Alarcón RD, Rohlof H, Groen S, van Dijk RC, Jadhav S, Sarmukaddam S, Ndetei D, Scalco MZ, Bassiri K, Aguilar-Gaxiola S, Ton H, Westermeyer J, Vega-Dienstmaier JM. PMID: 28104738.
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    2. How Do Clinicians Prefer Cultural Competence Training? Findings from the DSM-5 Cultural Formulation Interview Field Trial. Acad Psychiatry. 2016 Aug; 40(4):584-91. Aggarwal NK, Lam P, Castillo EG, Weiss MG, Diaz E, Alarcón RD, van Dijk R, Rohlof H, Ndetei DM, Scalco M, Aguilar-Gaxiola S, Bassiri K, Deshpande S, Groen S, Jadhav S, Kirmayer LJ, Paralikar V, Westermeyer J, Santos F, Vega-Dienstmaier J, Anez L, Boiler M, Nicasio AV, Lewis-Fernández R. PMID: 26449983; PMCID: PMC4826320.
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    3. DSM-5 Handbook on the Cultural Formulation Interview. Edited by Lewis-Fernández L, Aggarwal NK, Hinton L, et al. Arlington, VA, American Psychiatric Publishing, 2016. Administrative perspectives on the implementation and use of the Cultural Formulation Interview. pp 224-236. Bassiri KG, Soriano AT.