Psychiatry

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Welcome to the Department of Psychiatry at The University of Toledo in Toledo, Ohio

Vision:

To be the national model for innovative integrated mental health treatment, education, and research.

Educational Mission:

Engage learners to facilitate their emotional awareness, and knowledge of biopsychosocial factors in patient care.

Clinical Mission:

Set a new standard of care for treating the most complex mental illness with the goals of wellness, joy, hope, and optimal functioning.

Our team of faculty are dedicated to education, research, and patient care. Many of our faculty are invited presenters to educational forums throughout the country and hold various leadership positions on state and national professional boards and committees, working to shape the future of psychiatric education.

The University of Toledo is the third-largest university in the state of Ohio with an enrollment of nearly 21,000 students. In 2017, Toledo was ranked #2 city in the country for people who love the outdoors (U.S. News).  Toledo was also ranked #3 Most Livable Community in the World by the International Awards for Liveable Communities, London, 2007.


General Psychiatry Residency Program

  • Emphasizes both biological and psychotherapeutic approaches to patient care
  • Faculty members emphasize individual educational opportunities to trainees in a supportive learning environment
  • We encourage scholarly activity and development of mentoring relationships

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program

  • Two-year child and adolescent psychiatry residency
  • Residents are trained at the Kobacker Center, a hospital dedicated to addressing the mental health needs of children, adolescents and their families
  • Residents work with a multidisciplinary team and child and adolescent psychiatrists to treat children ranging in age from 3 to 17 years
  • Strong emphasis on public and community psychiatry
  • Our trainees gain extensive experience working at facilities in the community and learning about various and diverse systems of care for children and adolescents

Psychiatry ClerkshipMedical School class of 2023

The Psychiatry Clerkship is a five-week required rotation in the third year of the College of Medicine curriculum.  The clerkship offers students a diverse and balanced clinical experience across the age spectrum in both inpatient and outpatient settings at 12 clinical sites. Faculty and residents use a number of educational approaches including organized didactics, interactive group learning, and simulation experiences to ensure that our medical students graduate with a firm foundation in the fundamentals of treating individuals with psychiatric illnesses and emotional disorders. We also offer a third year clinical elective and several fourth year acting internships and electives in the areas of Addiction Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, and Senior Behavioral Health.


National Network of Depression Centers (NNDC)

Logo for the National Network of Depression Centers (NNDC)The University of Toledo Department of Psychiatry has been named an Associate Member of the National Network of Depression Centers (NNDC). The NNDC is a consortium of leading academic medical centers working to improve treatment options for people suffering with depressive and bipolar illnesses through accelerated research and education.

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Last Updated: 10/30/19