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, perinatal psychiatric disorders, and environmental factors impacting development
Expert in geriatric psychiatry and clinical trials
Expert in consultation liaison psychiatry and schizophrenia
Expert in neuropharmacology and receptor physiology
“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
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.
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.