Sidney Zisook, MD
Director and Professor
University of California, San Diego
Dr. Zisook is a Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry at UCSD where he leads the Healer Education, Assessment and Referral (HEAR) program dedicated to preventing nurse and physician suicide. He serves on the Scientific Review Board of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Scientific Advisory Board of the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, and Board of Directors of the American College of Psychiatrists. Recent awards include Psychiatric Times Educator of the Year (2020), American College of Psychiatry Depression Research Award (2021), Schwartz Center National Compassionate Caregiver of the Year (2021), and Loyola Medical School Alumnus of the Year for Excellence in Research and Innovation (2022).