The Vice President’s Clinical and Translational (VPCAT) Research Scholars Program has published and opened their 2021 VPCAT Cohort Competition Space application. Junior faculty committed to careers in clinical or translational research can find details and instructions on our website and in the attached flyer. All applications are due by 5:00 pm on Friday, September 25, 2020. No late applications will be accepted.... Read MorePsychiatry
Department of Psychiatry
The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Utah is proud to be an integral part of University of Utah Health. Every day we dedicate ourselves to academic excellence, relevant collaborative research, and compassionate behavioral and mental health care.
We are teachers, researchers, and clinicians. We train future psychiatrists, explore new ideas, map genomes, develop innovative therapies, create new drugs, study spectacular brain images, and pioneer new treatments all with the goal of advancing mental health care to give our patients healthier minds and better lives.
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The Department of Psychiatry's Geriatric Psychiatry Clinic has been named a grantee in AARP's highly competitive 2020 Community Challenge. ... Read MorePsychiatry
Matthew Samore, MD, an H.A. and Edna Benning Presidential Professor of Medicine has received the highest honor for a Department of Veterans Affairs health researcher: 2019 Under Secretary's Award for Outstanding Achievement in Health Services Research. Since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, Samore has conducted infectious disease research to determine the true rate of COVID-19 infection in Utah. ... Read MorePsychiatry,Population Health Sciences,Family and Preventive Medicine,Biomedical Informatics
University of Utah Health has named Michael Deininger, MD, PhD, and Hilary Coon, PhD, as the H.A. and Edna Benning Presidential Endowed Chairs. ... Read MoreInternal Medicine,Psychiatry
We are living through a period of increased emotional strain and mental health disruptions. Providers note an increase in reports of stress, anxiety, fear, and suicidal thoughts even among people with no prior psychiatric history. Kristin Francis, MD, provides wellness tips and behavioral techniques for actively building resilience. ... Read MorePsychiatry
This year marks the start of a psychiatric residency program at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City that will, in two years, place training psychiatrists in Pocatello to work in southeastern Idaho.... Read MorePsychiatry
The Department of Psychiatry is pleased to announce the funding department researchers received in January to April this year. ... Read MorePsychiatry
Brooks Keeshin, MD, child psychiatrist and pediatrician specializing in trauma, advises ways to cope with the amplified stress and anxiety that can come from repeated exposure to trauma. ... Read MorePsychiatry
The Department of Psychiatry is excited to announce our incoming students from the 2020 Match Day. ... Read MorePsychiatry