The Open Mind is a free community film and lecture series that brings together thought leaders in science and culture for relevant and meaningful programs about mental health issues. Prior to the coronavirus pandemic, these programs were held in-person at UCLA but are currently presented on a virtual Zoom platform, attracting a national and international audience.  We are honored that the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Board of Advisors has joined The Friends of Semel in support of the Open Mind.

Some of our past presenters include: