November 15

36th Annual Pittsburgh Schizophrenia Conference

featuring national experts in the field of schizophrenia research
November 18

Temporal Changes in Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Risk of Dementia Incidence and Mortality

eBrain Journal Club
November 21

5th Annual Sleep and Circadian Science Research Day

featuring plenary by Mimi Shirasu-Hiza, PhD and sessions led by other experts in sleep medicine
November 21

Rural and Urban Differences in Cancer Attitudes and Screening Behaviors in Western Pennsylvania

Brain, Behavior and Cancer Seminar Series
Linda Robertson, DPH, MSN, BSN Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Todd Bear, PhD, MPH Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, University of Pittsburgh
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


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.

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