Department of Psychiatry

News & Announcements

  • Memorandum

    Posted on March 6, 2017 in News & Announcements

    Posted on behalf of Dr. Molyn Leszcz, Vice Chair Clinical: Following five years of important leadership as Co-Directors of the Division of Equity, Gender and Population, Drs. Valerie Taylor and Kwame McKenzie are completing their term. We are grateful to them for their leadership in advancing academic scholarship and department integration focused on the broad […]

  • Connecting Our Community to Mental Health Information & Resources

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    Join Dr. Ari Zaretsky, Chief of the Department of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook, for a community Open House to learn more about the unique mental health services available at Sunnybook as well as other resources in the community. Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 6:30 – 9:00pm McLaughlin Auditorium, Bayview Campus, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, E-wing Ground Floor Click here […]

  • CaRMS 2017

    Posted on March 2, 2017 in News & Announcements

    Posted on behalf of Dr. Mark Fefergrad: Dear Psychiatry Colleagues, It is my pleasure to announce the results of this year’s CaRMS match. We have selected an outstanding group of new PGY1s from the largest-ever cohort of applicants from across the country and around the world. As we have come to expect in our program, […]

  • City-Wide PHES Divisional Rounds

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    “Crossing the Education and Quality Chasm Through Lifelong Learning” Presenters: Dr. Sanjeev Sockalingam Dr. David Wiljer March 17, 2017 University Health Network 12:00 – 1:00 pm Click here for more information.

  • Summer Institute 2017

    Posted on February 27, 2017 in News & Announcements

    On behalf of the Department of Psychiatry Recruitment Committee: The 23rd Annual University of Toronto Psychiatry Summer Institute Preceptor Recruitment June 5-9, 2017 The Psychiatry Summer Institute will be offered again this year to medical students. The Institute is a one-week program held at the end of the academic year for junior medical students from […]

  • Statement on US Executive Order on Immigration

    Posted on February 23, 2017 in News & Announcements

    University of Toronto Department of Psychiatry Statement on US Executive Order on Immigration Feb 17, 2017 The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto has serious concerns about the academic, mental health, and societal impact of the recent series of executive orders by the United States which restrict border access, and expand the reach […]

  • Donald Wasylenki Education Day Poster Competition Winners 2017

    Posted on February 16, 2017 in News & Announcements

    Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 Donald Wasylenki Education Day poster competition!  1. Sanjeev Sockalingam, Allison Crawford, Paul Kurdyak, Eva Serhal, Amanda Arena for their project “Project ECHO Ontario Mental Health: outcomes from a novel telementoring knowledge exchange network with rural primary care teams” and 2. Priya Watson, Claire Pain for their project “The […]

  • Awards & Honours Announcement – February 2017

    Posted on February 9, 2017 in News & Announcements

    Posted  on behalf of Dr. Benoit Mulsant, Department Chair, February 9, 2017 I am pleased to share with you news of some awards and honours recently received by the following faculty members and residents of the Department of Psychiatry in recognition of their excellence and innovation in education, advocacy and research: Dr. Cindy Grief Dr. Lisa […]

  • RDoC Day – Registration Now Open

    Posted on January 26, 2017 in News & Announcements

    RDoC Half-day Symposium with Diego Pizzagalli: Registration now open! Please send an email to if you would like to register for this event on March 22nd. Please include your primary affiliation. Looking forward to seeing you there! For more information, click here.  

  • Register today! Donald Wasylenki Day 2017

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    The 6th Annual Donald Wasylenki Education Day will be taking place from 8:00 AM-5:00 PM on Thursday Feb. 9, 2017 at the Chestnut Conference Centre (89 Chestnut St.). All members of the Department including trainees and staff are encouraged to attend and registration is FREE.   The morning session will focus on the importance of […]