Alissa Peterson, MD
Associate Clinical Professor
Dr Alissa (Riesner) Peterson is an Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She is a graduate of UCSF Medical School and Psychiatry Residency Training Program. In 2009, she joined the clinical faculty at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFG) as an attending physician on the inpatient psychiatry service. Dr. Peterson serves as the Site Director for Psychiatry Residency Training at ZSFG and an Associate Program Director, in charge of clinical rotations, program evaluation, and faculty development. She is also a UCSF Medical School Bridges Coach.
2018 - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training, University of California
Residency, 2007 - School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
M.D., 2003 - School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
Honors and Awards
American Medical Student Association (AMSA) Women Leaders In Medicine Award, AMSA, 2018 Induction into the UCSF Academy of Medical Educators, UCSF, 2017 Department of Psychiatry Faculty Fellowship in Education, UCSF, 2013-2015 Teaching Scholars Program, UCSF, 2013-2014 Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators Excellence in Teaching Award, UCSF, 2012