Lowell Tong, MD
Executive Vice Chair and Prof.
Dr. Lowell Tong is Executive Vice Chair, Department of Psychiatry. Following undergraduate studies at Stanford and medical school at 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 from 2011 to 2013, and Chief of UCSF Mount Zion Psychiatry Department in the late 1990s. He previously led the psychiatry consult service at SFVAMC, created psychiatry clinical and administrative structures for the Brown & Toland Medical Group, and was Director of Education for the psychiatry department. Dr. Tong was an inaugural member of the UCSF Academy of Medical Educators and held the Department of Psychiatry’s Endowed Chair for Medical Student Education for ten years ending 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 Child Teen and Family Center and Psychiatry Department, adjacent to the Mission Bay Campus.
2018 - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training, University of California
Residency, 1986 - Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco
MD, 1982 - Medicine, University of Virginia
BS, 1978 - Biology, Stanford University