October 9

Transcriptional Control of Cortical Development - A Link to Autism

Irene Jakab Lecture
John Rubenstein, MD, PhD Nina Ireland Professor of Psychiatry, University of California at San Francisco
October 12

Department of Psychiatry Research Matinee

* Replacement for 2020 Research Day
October 16

Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Clinical Grand Rounds
Stephanie Stepp, PhD Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology,
October 23

Auditory Hallucinations and Pathophysiology in First Episode Psychosis

Dean Salisbury, PhD Professor of Psychiatry,  University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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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 


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million in research funding in fiscal year 2019

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Create the future of psychiatry through basic, translational and clinical research.

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