Alissa Peterson, MD

Contact Information
1001 Potrero Ave, Rm 7M28
UCSF Box 0852 PES
San Francisco, CA 94110
United States

Dr Alissa (Riesner) Peterson is an Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She is also 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 also 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.

Honors and Awards
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
Nau ML, Peterson AM. Women's Reproductive Mental Health Across the Lifespan (Barnes DL, ed). Chronic Mental Illness in Pregnancy and Postpartum. 2014; 123-140.
Packman W, Wilson Crosbie T, Riesner A, Fairley C, Packman S. Psychological complications of patients with Gaucher disease. J Inherit Metab Dis. 2006 Feb; 29(1):99-105.
Giese MJ, Berliner JA, Riesner A, Wagar EA, Mondino BJ. A comparison of the early inflammatory effects of an agr-/sar- versus a wild type strain of Staphylococcus aureus in a rat model of endophthalmitis. Curr Eye Res. 1999 Mar; 18(3):177-85.