March 29

Opportunities and Challenges in Psychiatric Neuroscience

Joshua Gordon, MD, PhD Director, National Institute of Mental Health
April 5

Contribution of Serotonin (5-HT) Receptors to Pathological States

Rene Hen, PhD Professor of Psychiatry, Neuroscience, and Pharmacology, Columbia University
April 12

Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience of Aging

Howard Aizenstein, MD, PhD Charles F. Reynolds III and Ellen G. Detlefsen Endowed Chair in Geriatric Psychiatry and Professor of Bioengineering and Clinical and Translational Science, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
May 3

Beyond the 101: Expanding LGBTQ Competency of Mental Health Providers

Clinical Grand Rounds
Tamar Carmel, MD Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, UPP Psychiatry
John Carter Brooks, MD Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, UPP Psychiatry
We are one of the nation’s top Psychiatry departments.
Consistently ranked among the top psychiatric departments and hospitals in the US, our Department and its flagship hospital, UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital, revolutionizes psychiatric diagnosis and treatment, advances scholarship and knowledge, and continues to be a trailblazer in innovative research.

primary faculty members trained in psychiatry, psychology, neuroscience, education, genetics, molecular biology, neuroimaging, statistics, and other basic sciences.


million in research funding in fiscal year 2018

Providing behavioral health services to patients and their families since


Our residency training program is ranked seventh in the nation for reputation by Doximity


Our residency training program is ranked fourth in the nation for research output by Doximity

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Clinical Care

Provide the highest quality behavioral health care to our patients and their families.


Promote the career development of the next generation of clinician educators and scientists.


Create the future of psychiatry through basic, translational and clinical research.

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