July 10

Synaptic Protein Network Impairments in Schizophrenia

Senior Vice Chancellor Seminar Series
Matthew MacDonald, PhD Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
September 11

Preconception Programming for Child Neurodevelopment

Alison Hipwell, ClinPsyD Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
October 2

Social and Decision Neuroscience of Suicidal Behavior

Polina Vanyukov, PhD Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Latency in Human iPSC Derived Neurons

Lisa Germeroth, PhD Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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 2019


federally funded T32 PROGRAMS support our Department's training and mentorship


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


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

Our Three-fold Mission Relies on Our Diverse Community

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

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