Psychiatry

The Psychiatry Department has built a history of clinical care, education and training for more than a century. Physicians serve the complete continuum of psychological conditions, including anxiety and depression, catering treatments to the severity of each patient’s illness. Faculty provides personalized care in a wide variety of specialized outpatient programs and clinics. Department research has launched significant initiatives, including through the Weill Cornell Institute of Geriatric Psychiatry, which aims to reduce the burden of late- and mid-life mood disorders. Students can take advantage of a variety of education and training programs, from a child and adolescent fellowship to a general psychiatry residency.  

News

Autism-linked Gene Shapes Nerve Connections

November 28, 2022

A gene linked to autism spectrum disorders plays a critical role in early brain development and may shape the formation of both normal and atypical nerve connections in the brain.
Dr. Francis Lee Named Interim Dean of Weill Cornell Medicine

November 16, 2022

The Cornell Board of Trustees and Weill Cornell Medicine Board of Fellows approved the appointment of Dr. Lee, effective Jan. 1.
New Study Reveals Where Memory Fragments are Stored

July 14, 2022

New study by The Rockefeller University and Weill Cornell Medicine investigators illuminates the distributed nature of memory processing in the brain, and provides new insights...

Events

Feb 08, 2023
11:00am to 12:30pm
Psychiatry Grand Rounds
Feb 15, 2023
11:00am to 12:30pm
Psychiatry Grand Rounds