January 28

Social (In)Justice and Mental Health

Distinguished Scientist Lecture
Ruth Shim, MD, MPH Luke & Grace Kim Professor in Cultural Psychiatry, Associate Dean of Diverse and Inclusive Education and Director of Cultural Psychiatry, University of California at Davis
February 4

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation: 12 Years of Clinical Experience Treating Depression

Distinguished Scientist Lecture
Linda Carpenter, MD Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior and  Director of the Butler Neuromodulation Research Facility, Brown University
February 11

Fighting Misconduct Allegations Through Responsible Conduct of Research

Craig Wilcox, PhD Professor of Chemistry, University Research Integrity Officer and Conflict of Interest Committee Chair, Office of Research Protections, University of Pittsburgh
February 18

Explore or Exploit? Neuro-computational Mechanisms and Alterations in Psychopathology

Alexandre Dombrovski, MD Associate 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. Of the 18 new faculty members hired in 2021, 22% are individuals who are under-represented in medicine.


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


million awarded in research funding in university fiscal year 2020-2021.


peer-reviewed articles were published by our faculty last year.


Our psychiatry program ranked sixth among medical schools in the nation by US News & World Report.

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.

For several years, Pittsburgh has been recognized as an affordable, first-rate city for medical training.

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

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