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

Gut Instincts: Researchers Discover First Clues on How Gut Health Influences Brain Health

October 23, 2019

New cellular and molecular processes underlying communication between gut microbes and brain cells have been described for the first time by scientists at Weill Cornell Medicine...
Dr. Francis Lee Appointed Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine and Psychiatrist-in-Chief at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

July 12, 2018

Dr. Francis Lee, a leading physician-scientist whose research focuses on anxiety disorders, has been named chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine and...
NIH Grant Seeks to Improve Interventions for Mid- and Late-Life Depression

December 20, 2017

Weill Cornell Medicine has been awarded a $4 million, four-year grant from the National Institute of Mental Health of the National Institutes of Health to support a new research...