October 29

10th Annual Behavioral Health and Aging Conference

Looking Back and Planning for the Future: The Year of COVID-19 and the Future of Alzheimer’s Disease
* featuring presentations and panels by Department of Psychiatry faculty and staff and Community Partners
October 30

Making Sense of Maas: Understanding the Expanded Duty to Warn in Pennsylvania 

Clinical Grand Rounds
Jack Rozel, MD, MSL Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and and Director, resolve Crisis Services
November 6

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

Distinguished Scientist Lecture
George Koob, MD, PhD Director, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
November 13

From Bipolar Disorder to Alzheimer Disease and Things in Between

Meet the PI Lecture
Ariel Gildengers, 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 trained in psychiatry, psychology, neuroscience, education, genetics, molecular biology, neuroimaging, statistics, and other basic sciences.


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


Our residency training program is ranked eighth in the nation for reputation by Doximity


federally funded T32 PROGRAMS support our Department's training and mentorship


million in research funding in fiscal year 2019

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.

Pittsburgh has been recognized as a first-rate city for livability, culture, economy, and medical training 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.