Jason Roof, MD, Psychiatry, Sacramento, CA


Psychiatry Sacramento, CA

Forensic Psychiatry

Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, UC, Davis School of Medicine

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Education & Training

  • University of California Davis
    University of California DavisFellowship, Forensic Psychiatry, 2007 - 2008
  • University of Texas Health Science Center - Houston
    University of Texas Health Science Center - HoustonResidency, Psychiatry, 2003 - 2007
  • University of Texas Medical School
    University of Texas Medical SchoolClass of 2003
  • University of North TexasB. S., Biology, With honors, 1993 - 1998

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2007 - 2022
  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2005 - 2008
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Psychiatry
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Forensic Psychiatry

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Residents’ Outstanding Faculty Award UC Davis Psychiatry Resident Physicians, 2010
  • Awarded the Arnold P. Gold, M.D. Foundation’s “Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award to An Outstanding Resident Role Model” Graduating Medical Student Class of 2006, U.T. Houston Medical School, 2005
  • Best Resident Teacher in Psychiatry Graduating Medical Student Classes, U.T. Houston Medical School, 2005-2006
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Testamentary Capacity and Guardianship Assessments  
    Roof JG, Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 1/1/2012

Books/Book Chapters


  • Medical Students Behind Bars: Psychiatric Training in a Jail Setting
    Roof JG, American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law National Meeting, 1/1/2010
  • Simulated Hallucinations in an Interactive Environment using Lecture and Dialogue (S.H.I.E.L.D.)
    Roof JG, American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law National Meeting, 1/1/2008


  • Advanced Legal Issues for General Psychiatrists (Seminar Leader and Lecturer, Multiple Lectures on Various Topics.) 
  • Anxiety Disorders 
    UC Davis PGY-3 psychiatric residents - 1/1/2013
  • Treatment of Psychiatric Patients in A Forensic Setting: Systemic Boundaries and Ethical Issues 
    Central California Psychiatric Society CME Conference - 1/1/2013
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