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Petra Steinbuchel, MD, Director, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Portal, UCSF

Dr. Petra Steinbuchel is a child and adolescent psychiatrist and clinical professor at UCSF. She is the Director for the UCSF Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Portal, a consultative pediatric mental health access program designed to increase access to critical pediatric mental health care through workforce development and a stepped care approach.

She has held several key leadership and teaching positions at UCSF and has led efforts to implement expanded access of evidence-based interventions to diverse and vulnerable populations, including developing collaborative partnerships between behavioral health and pediatric primary care providers in medical inpatient, outpatient and school-based settings.

Dr. Steinbuchel completed her BA at the College of William and Mary, her medical degree & pediatric internship at the Medical College of Georgia, psychiatry residency at California Pacific Medical Center, child & adolescent psychiatry fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital, and is a Harvard Macy Institute Alumna.