June 8

Pitt Psychiatry Annual Research Day

featuring the work of our talented investigators
June 16

Revisiting an Old Friend: Lithium

Jatinder Babbar, MD Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Marissa Cullen, PharmD, BCPP Clinical Pharmacist, UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital
Gina Perez, MD Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Tanya Fabian, PharmD Director, UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital Pharmacy
June 19

Pitt Psychiatry Juneteenth Event

Register by June 9th and join us!
July 20

Research Equity and Community Health (REACH) Health Equity Seminar

César Escobar-Viera, 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, 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 24 faculty hired in 2022, 38% are individuals from historically marginalized communities.


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


million awarded in research funding in university fiscal year 2021-2022.


peer-reviewed articles were published by our faculty last year.


Our psychiatry program ranked seventh 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.

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.