UC Davis Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences welcomes gifts from individuals, corporations, and charitable foundations. You may choose to make an online gift to one of the listed department funds below, or contact our senior director of development to discuss other department priorities and tax-wise giving opportunities that align with your financial and philanthropic goals.
Psychiatry and behavioral sciences areas of giving
Behavioral Health For Special Populations Program Support Fund
This fund supports programs that help increase understanding of the unique behavioral health complexities impacting the LGBTQ+ community and other special populations within the medical profession and general public.
EDAPT Clinic Support Fund
This fund supports comprehensive diagnostic and early treatment services for children and young adults who have or are at risk of developing a psychotic disorder.
Harold Robbins Fund in Creative Arts Therapy
This fund provides ongoing programmatic support for creative arts, including music, art, dance, drama and creative writing, therapy to all eligible clients in the Early Diagnosis and Preventative Treatment (EDAPT and SacEDAPT) Clinics.
Narriman C. Shahrokh Award for Staff Excellence
This award is presented annually to a staff member who has exhibited selfless commitment to the department and UC Davis Health through efforts that made a difference in the lives of others.
Psych Schizophrenia / Bipolar Research
Contributions support schizophrenia and bipolar disorder research in the EDAPT Clinic to help enhance clinical programs, provide training opportunities, and enable better care and outcomes for our patients and their families.
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences General Support
This fund supports the department’s ares of greatest need including resident training, education, and clinical research programs.
Resident Scholar’s Award in Public Psychiatry
This award recognizes one or more residents or fellows and provokes greater interest, enthusiasm and knowledge of resources in public psychiatry, an increasing area of need in our communities.
Robert and Dianne Hales Volunteer Clinical Faculty Distinguished Teaching and Service Award
This award recognizes volunteer clinical faculty for their exceptional contributions to the department’s educational program.
Robert E. Hales Award for Excellence in
This award honors a graduating UC Davis medical student who has demonstrated exemplary skills in clinical psychiatry, teamwork, professionalism, and cultural competence.
Schizophrenia Resident Training Elective Fund
Support of this fund enables psychiatry residents to rotate through the SacEDAPT Clinic one day per week for six months to gain valuable training in early psychosis care and to be exposed to an integrated approach to treatment planning.
Thomas L. Morrison Endowment for
Excellence in Psychotherapy Education
This fund supports a visiting lectureship to bring respected psychotherapists to give presentations and trainings on advanced clinical perspectives and techniques.
UC Davis Health is recognized as a tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) public charity by the Internal Revenue Service. Your gift to the UC Davis Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences qualifies as a charitable deduction for federal tax purposes as permitted.