Message from the Chair

By 2020, mental disorders will be the leading cause of disability on the planet. There is no longer any doubt that these disorders are among the most prevalent illnesses of our time.

I am humbled by the work that lies ahead of us, and honoured to be leading a Department that is uniquely positioned to address these challenges. The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto leads changes in medical education, clinical care and discovery in Canada. This is a responsibility we do not take lightly.

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Jul 20 Just-In-Time CBD Primer for PGY-1
Departmental | 1:00pm–4:00pm
2 – 3
Medical Psychiatry Alliance Annual Conference
Departmental | All day
Nov 24 Annual Department of Psychiatry Psychopharmacology Conference
Departmental | All day
Feb 21 Donald Wasylenki Education Day
Departmental | 8:30am
Apr 5 The Future of Psychotherapy Conference
Departmental | 9:00am


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Mental Health Research
U of T’s Department of Psychiatry and IAMGOLD Corporation have raised close to $2 million in three years to support research into the prevention and early detection of youth mental illness.
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