Dr. Lowell Tong is Executive Vice Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Following undergraduate studies at Stanford and medical school at the University of Virginia, he completed his psychiatry residency at UCSF. He returned to join the UCSF faculty in 1988 and has served in leadership positions in the School and Department including Interim Chair of Psychiatry and Chief of UCSF Mount Zion Psychiatry. He previously led the psychiatry consult service at SFVAMC, created psychiatry clinical and administrative structures of the UCSF-CPMC Brown & Toland Medical Group, and was Education Vice Chair for the psychiatry department. Dr. Tong is an inaugural member of the UCSF Academy of Medical Educators and held the Department of Psychiatry’s Endowed Chair for Medical Student Education for two terms ending in 2014. He is the recipient of the Academy of Medical Educators Outstanding Service Award and the Association for Academic Psychiatry Educator Award. He is the faculty lead for the design and creation of the new UCSF Pritzker Building in Dogpatch, adjacent to the Mission Bay Campus.