January 19

Cognitive Enhancement for Schizophrenia: Evidence, Mechanisms, and Implementation

Shaun Eack, PhD David E. Epperson Professor of Social Work and Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh
January 26

Current Models for the Genetic Basis of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Bernie Devlin, PhD Professor of Psychiatry, Human Genetics, and Clinical and Translational Science, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
January 29

eBrain Journal Club - Biological Aging and the Future of Geriatric Psychiatry

February 2

Targets for Depression Prevention in Stressed Out Dementia Caregivers

Stephen Smagula, PhD Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Dissecting the Neural Correlates of Antidepressant Placebo Effects

Marta Pecina, MD, 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, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, revolutionizes psychiatric diagnosis and treatment, advances scholarship and knowledge, and continues to be a trailblazer in innovative research.
203

primary members trained in psychiatry, psychology, neuroscience, education, genetics, molecular biology, neuroimaging, statistics, and other basic sciences.

$
78

million in research funding in 2016

Providing behavioral health services to patients and their families since

1945
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Our residency training program was ranked sixth in the nation by Doximity

80
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ambulatory programs offering behavioral health services

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