September 29

Racial Equity Consciousness Institute Series

Sponsored by the Office for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in coalition with institutional and community partners
October 1

Influence of Online Interactions on Mental Health and Addictive Behaviors Among Youth

Clinical Grand Rounds
César Escobar-Viera, MD, PhD Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Director, Program for Internet Delivered Interventions on LGBTQA+ Mental Health (PRIDE iQ)
Jaime Sidani, PhD, MPH, CHES Assistant Professor of Assistant Professor of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health
Candace Biernesser, PhD, LCSW, MPH Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
October 5

Pitt Psychiatry Research Half Day and Research Resources Revue

featuring the findings of our talented scientists and highlighting the research and clinical resources available to our investigators
October 7

4th Biennial Child and Adolescent Bipolar Services Conference

Keynote address by Boris Birmaher, MD Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Endowed Chair in Early Onset Bipolar Disease
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 20 new faculty members hired in 2020, 25% are individuals who are under-represented in medicine.


Our residency training program is ranked third 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.

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.