Benjamin Belai is a psychiatrist at Stanford Health Care and works specifically in the Centerspace and Evaluation clinics. His focus within these clinics include cultural psychiatry, Black and immigrant mental health, student mental health, and integrated behavioral health. He also works at Roots Community Health Center 2 days a week providing psychiatric consulting services.

Clinical Focus

  • Psychiatry
  • Cultural Psychiatry, Black Mental Health, Student Mental Health, Integrated Behavioral Health

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations

  • Treasurer, Northern California Psychiatric Society (2023 - Present)
  • Advisory Committee Member, Stanford LEAD (2022 - Present)

Professional Education

  • Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Psychiatry (2022)
  • Residency: Stanford University Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (2022) CA
  • Medical Education: Stanford University School of Medicine (2018) CA

Community and International Work

  • Stanford Integrated Behavioral Health Clinic at Roots, Oakland, California

    Partnering Organization(s)

    Roots Community Health Center

    Populations Served

    Black, Formerly Incarcerated



    Ongoing Project


    Opportunities for Student Involvement