As part of the nation’s first school of medicine, established in 1765, the Department of Psychiatry at Penn has a rich history, extending back over two centuries

The mission of the Department of Psychiatry Office of Education is to provide excellence in psychiatric education throughout the entire spectrum of medical training, including medical school, residency, and clinical and research fellowship training. In addition to training future leaders in psychiatry, the department faculty are committed to educating the public and other health professionals about psychiatric disorders and treatment.

The Department sponsors a complete array of educational programs, including University undergraduate education, undergraduate medical education, residency and clinical fellowship training, graduate (Ph.D.) training, post-doctoral research fellowship training, and continuing medical education and public outreach.

Learn more about the department’s programs in each area:

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