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SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

  • SUNY Downstate Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

    Offering clinical services, education and research opportunities in the only university department of psychiatry in Brooklyn.

  • Graduate Education The General Psychiatry Residency Training Program

    The only university based program in Brooklyn offering a total of 48 residents training in general psychiatry, at multiple sites, each offering unique educational experiences.

  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship

    Offering the opportunity to work in a public hospital setting with experiences in a continuum of care and rich didactic exposure.

  • Clinical Services A Quick Guide for Patients

    Providing a wide range of services aimed at promoting and caring for the mental health of all people.

 

Save the Date

Grand Rounds Wednesdays

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Grand Rounds Link (Zoom)

February 24, 2021:

Growing Up During the Pandemics: Their Impact on the Mental Health of Children - A Then and Now Perspective - Veniamin Mayevskiy, MD

A Year of the Pandemic: How COVID-19 Affected Our Lives (Experiences from Patients, Residents, Medical Students, and Staff - Mohamed Elsayed, MD, MSC

 

Meetings

AADPRT

March 1-6, 2021

APA

May 2021

Online

Welcome to the Department of Psychiatry

"In order to cure the human body, it is necessary to have knowledge of the whole of things."

Hippocrates

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at SUNY Downstate is among the largest and most diverse in the country.  As the only public medical school Department of Psychiatry in New York City, and the only University Department of Psychiatry in Brooklyn, New York's most populous borough, we have a complex, multidimensional mission.


News & Announcements

Psychiatry Grand Rounds Grand Rounds Link (Zoom)

 

February 24, 2021:

Growing Up During the Pandemics: Their Impact on the Mental Health of Children - A Then and Now Perspective - Veniamin Mayevskiy, MD

A Year of the Pandemic: How COVID-19 Affected Our Lives (Experiences from Patients, Residents, Medical Students, and Staff - Mohamed Elsayed, MD, MSC

March 17, 2021:

Why Doctors Write Film Screening and Discussion with Dr. Danielle Ofri and Director Ken Browne