Andrew Penn
Clinical Professor
University of California, San Francisco, School of Nursing

Andrew Penn, MS, PMHNP is a Clinical Professor in the University of California, San Francisco, School of Nursing where his teaching has received the UCSF Academic Senate Distinction in Teaching Award, among other recognitions. He has practices as a psychiatric/mental health nurse practitioner, treating veterans and training residents at the San Francisco Veterans Administration Hospital. As a researcher, he collaborates on psychedelics studies of psilocybin and MDMA in the Translational Psychedelics Research (TrPR) lab at UCSF, serving as Co-PI on a phase 2 study of psilocybin for depression and is currently working on a study using psilocybin to treat depression in patients with Parkinson’s disease. A leading voice in nursing, he is a cofounder of the Organization of Psychedelic and Entheogenic Nurses (, advocating for the perspective of nurses in psychedelic therapy, he has published on psychedelics in the American Journal of Nursing, Frontiers in Psychiatry, and The Journal of Humanistic Psychotherapy. An internationally invited speaker, he has lectured at SXSW, Aspen Health Ideas Festival, the Singapore Ministry of Health, TEDx, and Oxford University and can be found at



Psychedelics Preconference: Psychedelic Horizons

Tuesday, October 29, 2024
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Exploring On-Label, Off-Label, and Real-World Strategies in the Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder

Tuesday, October 29, 2024
3:15 PM - 4:30 PM

Deciphering Deprescribing: Navigating Reduction Strategies Across Psychiatric Disorders

Thursday, October 31, 2024
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM