• Dr. Vinogradov gives her inaugural talk as the new Head of Psychiatry

    Dr. Sophia Vinogradov, the new Head of the Department of Psychiatry made an inaugural presentation to an engaged audience on September 9, 2016 in the Wilf Family Center auditorium at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital. 

    View a recording of Dr. Vinogradov's presentation (slides) and listen to her talk

    Sophia Vinogradov, MD
    Professor and Head 
    Donald W. Hastings Endowed Chair 
    Department of Psychiatry 
    University of Minnesota Medical School

  • Dr. Eric Brown Memorial Fund established by the Department of Psychiatry

    In honor of the memory and work of Dr. Eric Brown, brilliant psychiatrist and educator, the University of Minnesota Department of Psychiatry has established the Dr. Eric Brown Fund through the University of Minnesota Foundation in order to advance the legacy established by Dr. Brown in the support of excellence in psychiatry resident education.

    Click here to make a gift to the Dr. Eric Brown Memorial Resident/Fellow Fund

    Dr. Eric Brown and Dr. Katharine Nelson

  • Professor John Grabowski recognized by the American Psychological Association

    John Grabowski, PhD, received the 2016 MED Associates Brady-Schuster Award from the Division of Psychopharmacology and Substance Abuse of the American Psychological Association (APA) at the annual meeting in Denver Colorado in August.

    Read more

    John Grabowski, PhD
    Department of Psychiatry

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Minnesota strives to fulfill the tripartite mission of the Medical School: excellence in teaching, research and clinical service.


Teaching is to provide original, stimulating and state of art knowledge to trainees at all levels from the first year of medical school to the completion of post residency fellowships.

Learn more about our education programs


We conduct cutting edge research that leads to a fundamental understanding of psychiatric disease and to the development of new and safe treatments for these diseases.

Learn more about our research

Clinical Services

We provide outstanding inpatient and outpatient clinical care as a base for teaching medical students and residents at the University as well as providing specialized programs for patients and their families.

Learn more about our clinical services