April 17

CANCELLED - Inhibitory Circuits that Orchestrate Structural and Functional Rewiring of Connections in Response to Early Sensory Experience

Takao Hensch, PhD Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School at Boston Children’s Hospital and Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard’s Center for Brain Science
May 8

CANCELLED - Alcohol and Stress, and the Neurobiology of Alcohol and Drug Addiction

George Koob, PhD Director, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
May 13

CANCELLED - Delivering Evidence-Based Care

Clinician Educator Grand Rounds
Matthew Hurford, MD Chief Medical Officer, Community Care Behavioral Health Organization
May 15

Live Stream of the Annual STAR-Center Conference

Keynote presentations by Tina Goldstein, PhD and Mary Margaret Kerr, EdD
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

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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