Nicolás E. Barceló, MD
UCLA Psychiatry Residency Training Program
Research Interests: Nicolás is interested in examining the structural barriers to health and healthcare in marginalized and rural communities and the development of healthcare workforce.
Career Interests: Nicolás is interested in applying critical scholarship to the ideologies, policies, and practices that generate and perpetuate inequity. He aspires to work in interdisciplinary teams to develop novel interventions promoting equity in health care and social justice in the social and structural determinants of health.
Biography: Nicolás graduated from Stanford University, gaining his B.A. in Human Biology with an emphasis on structural barriers to health and education in marginalized communities. He received his medical degree with honors from the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine, where he also participated in the Program in Medical Education for the Urban Underserved (PRIME-US) and their PROF-PATH Research Fellowship Program. In 2016, he was accepted into UCLA’s Psychiatry Residency Training Program where he served as a Co-Chief resident in the Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) initiative and participated in the American Psychiatric Association (APA) Minority Fellowship funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). As an NCSP scholar, he will collaborate and complete clinic requirements with the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health.