Genise McAskill, M.D. for UC Davis Health

Genise McAskill, M.D.

Assistant Clinical Professor

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General Psychiatry


Locations and Contact

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Behavioral Health Center
2230 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Philosophy of Care

As a psychiatrist I strive to embrace individuality while respecting cultural identities. I lead with empathy and a desire for understanding. I try to blend education and autonomy in the shared decision-making process. 

Clinical Interests

Dr. McAskill is a general psychiatrist offering care to adults with various psychiatric conditions. Her clinical interests include women's mental health, trauma, as well as BIPOC and LGBTQ+ populations.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. McAskill is strongly interested in education. She works closely with the residents in the UCD psychiatry program as a core faculty member. Dr. McAskill also has interests in advocacy to help obtain better rights for people who live with mental illness. 



Undergraduate School

B.A., Music Education, Instrumental, University of Central Oklahoma, 2012

Medical School

M.D., Saint Louis University School of Medicine, 2019


Psychiatry, UC Davis, 2019-23

Giroux, C., Khan H., McAskill, G., Rosvall, A., Sohal, A., & Weibel, E. (2022). Psychodynamic psychotherapy: A core learning component during psychiatric residency. Journal of Psychiatry Reform, 11(6). 




Barnes, A., & McAskill, G. (2020). The conscious parent: Transforming ourselves, empowering our children-mindful parenting in a messy world: Living with presence and parenting with purpose. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 59(5), 672-674. DOI: