• The Department of Psychiatry is pleased to announce that Dr. Sophia Vinogradov will be joining them as the new department head.



    Sophia Vinogradov, MD


  • 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

  • 2016 Minnesota Psychiatric Society Gloria Segal Award Winner: Jimmy Wang

    The Gloria Segal Award in Psychiatry recognizes two senior medical students, one from the University of Minnesota Medical School and one from the Mayo Medical School, for outstanding academic and professional performance.


    Junao (Jimmy) Wang
    4th Year Medical Student and Incoming PGY1 Resident

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.

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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.

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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.

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