James McGough, M.D.

James J. McGough, M.D. is Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior and David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Dr. McGough graduated from the Duke University School of Medicine in 1986, where he remained for his residency in Psychiatry. He completed a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at UCLA and has been a member of the faculty in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry since 1994. He presently serves as director of clinical teaching programs in both Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), which are required training venues for child psychiatry residents. Dr. McGough is Chief of Staff of the UCLA Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital and Chair of the UCLA Neurosciences Medical Insitutional Review Board. Dr. McGough is Board Certified in Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and Addictions Psychiatry.