Who we are
The Department of Psychiatry at Washington University School of Medicine conducts research that defines psychiatry in the 21st century. We are educating clinicians and scientists who become leaders in the field and providing high quality clinical services to facilitate teaching and research.
Expert faculty who lead a tradition of excellence
Expert in child and adolescent psychiatry, pediatric mood disorders, and emotional development
Expert in consultation liaison psychiatry
Expert in Interventional psychiatry and mood disorders
Expert in animal genetics and mouse models of psychiatric illness
“The faculty at WashU are always accessible; no matter what time of day, there is always an attending that you can call, which demonstrates their commitment to the residency program”
— Subha Subramanian, MD
William Greenleaf Eliot Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Our shared mission is to bring new innovations to the prevention of psychiatric conditions of childhood as well as to deliver clinical psychiatric care and innovative treatment to children and adolescents.
Why we love St. Louis
Here you’ll find charming neighborhoods, vibrant cultural and culinary scenes, and plenty of fun for nature-lovers and urbanites alike – all packed into an incredibly affordable city.
Our collaborative, multidisciplinary approach fosters an exchange of ideas that increases our understanding of nervous system function and ultimately improves treatment for people with mental disorders.