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William Goldman, American behavioral health services administrator, researcher. Certified psychiatry and neurology. Recipient Certified of Honor, San Francisco Board Supervisors, 1973, 1997, Award of Public Service, California State Legislature, 1973, Award of public Service, 1997, Certified Commendation for Public Service, Massachusetts Mental Health Association, 1975, Public Service award, Massachusetts Association Retarded Citizens, 1975.


Goldman, William was born on December 28, 1932 in New York City. Son of George and Evelyn (Lasser) Goldman.


Assistant director psychiatry Mount Zion Hospital, San Francisco, 1963—1969. Executive director Westside Community Health Center, 1969—1973. Commissioner mental health and retardation Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1973—1975.

Director mental health Department Health, San Francisco, 1975—1979. Medical director Rockridge Health Plan, Oakland, 1979—1986, Contra Costa Health Plan, Martinez, 1987. Medical director, senior vice president United States Behavioral Health and United Behavioral Health, San Francisco, 1988—1998.

Senior vice president behavioral health science United Behavioral Health, 1999—2003. Consultant, since 2003. Clinical professor psychiatry University California, San Francisco, since 1975.

National advisory council National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1972—1977. Chairman, board directors National Council Mental Health Centers, Washington, 1974.


  • Certified psychiatry and neurology.


Fellow: American College Psychiatry, College Mental Health Administration, American Orthopsychiat. Association (board directors 1975-1978), American Psychiatric Association (chair council on economic affairs 1985-1990).


  • Other Interests

    Bonsai, skiing, diving, hiking, gardening.


Married Riese K. Goldman, September 6, 1958. Children: Steven, Eric.

George Goldman

Evelyn (Lasser) Goldman

Riese K. Goldman

Steven Goldman

Eric Goldman