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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

Prefrontal Cortex of Brain Provides Feedback to Redirect Attention

April 15, 2021

To enable animals to shift their attention in response to changing circumstances, the prefrontal cortex of the brain helps keep track of which types of stimuli have recently been...
Mind & Body: From Cognitive Deficits to Stroke, Some COVID Patients Face Serious Neurological Symptoms

March 4, 2021

Last spring, as the COVID-19 pandemic hit New York City with full force, Dr. Daniel MacGowan, a neurologist specializing in neuromuscular disease, was asked to consult in a COVID...
Safe Space: New Student-Run Clinic Offers Free Mental Healthcare to New York’s LGBTQ Community

August 5, 2020

LGBTQ individuals battling mental health issues often confront a double stigma: prejudice and discrimination based on their sexual orientation or gender identity, as well as the...