Department of Psychiatry

News & Announcements

  • Province announces increased funding for post-secondary mental health services

    Posted on May 17, 2017 in News & Announcements

    On May 3rd, 2017, Deb Matthews, Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development, and Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, were at the University of Toronto highlighting  $6 million in additional funding for three years to support mental health services and supports at Ontario’s colleges and universities. Dr. Andrea Levinson, Psychiatrist-in-Chief at […]

  • Doctors’ Notes: Activity helps protect against childhood depression

    Posted on April 20, 2017 in News & Announcements

    Dr. Daphne Korczak tells the Toronto Star that children who show less interest in the friends, activities or clubs they usually enjoy could be showing signs of depression. Click here to read more.

  • Miner’s Lamp Award Dinner Raises $600,000 for Mental Health Research

    Posted on April 3, 2017 in News & Announcements

    The second annual Miner’s Lamp Award dinner brought the total raised for the prevention and early detection of severe mental illness to $1 million. Click here to read more

  • 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 […]