June 17

Getting Beyond Us and Them: Mental Health and Community Wellbeing

Hope and Solidarity in Changing Times

Ken Thompson, MD Medical Director, Center for Public Service Psychiatry

Linking the Global Economy to a Sustainable Pittsburgh

Fred Brown, MSW CEO, The Forbes Funds
August 12

Becoming a Trans Knowledgeable Provider

Dana L. Rofey, PhD Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Julie R. Beaulieu, PhD Lecturer, University of Pittsburgh, Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Program
October 3

Child and Adolescent Bipolar Spectrum Services (CABS) Conference

Boris Birmaher, MD Endowed Chair in Early Onset Bipolar Disease and Professor of Psychiatry
October 10

Eighth Annual Clinician Educator Showcase

Featuring Experts from the Department of Psychiatry and UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital
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

Our Three-fold Mission

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.

Pittsburgh has been recognized as a first-rate city for livability, culture, and economy for several years.

Get Help Now

When everyday moments lead to moments of need, help is standing by.

Call resolve Crisis Network at 1-888-7-YOU-CAN (1-888-796-8226) to speak with one of the trained mental health crisis counselors.