The Department of Psychiatry

Welcome to the Department of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, where we are transforming today’s neuroscientific research into tomorrow’s breakthrough clinical treatments.

Ranked among the nation’s top 10 psychiatry departments for National Institutes of Health funding, our team is at the forefront of unlocking complex interactions between biological processes and the myriad states of the human mind. Ours is a vibrant community of psychiatric clinicians, researchers, educators, and trainees, recognized as being among the best departments in the region by U.S. News & World Report. As we explore the many causes of mental and emotional disorders, we are unrelenting in our commitment to advancing life-changing treatments.

The Department of Psychiatry is a national model for groundbreaking clinical research in neuropsychiatry. Our programs offer a wide range of diagnostic and treatment services for conditions from Major Depression to Autism to Schizophrenia. Our specialized treatment centers and programs forge a critical link between academic thought leaders and expert clinicians throughout the Mount Sinai Health System.