About Us

The University of Pittsburgh’s Department of Psychiatry and its affiliate hospital, UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital, are known for exceptional academic and clinical accomplishments. Our priorities include:

  • Providing the highest quality care for patients of all backgrounds and identities, and their families
  • Equitably promoting the career development of faculty, trainees, and staff
  • Actively expanding representation of minoritized communities in science and health care practice and leadership
  • Pursuing the discovery and dissemination of new scientific knowledge to develop personalized and preventative treatments
  • Partnering with community members to better understand and meet the needs of the individuals we serve.