Department of Psychiatry

CSP News, Events & Accomplishments





  • Canadian Psychiatric Association Annual Conference 2017 from September 14-16 in Ottawa, Canada



August 17, 2017

  • Danielle Baribeau won the Association of Chairs of Psychiatry in Canada Annual Research Award

April 24, 2017

  • Sean Nestor won the Institute of Medical Science 2017 Siminovitch-Salter Award 
  • Nicholas Neufeld and Lucy Barker were admitted into the UofT Clinician Investigator Program.
  • Eric Brown was admitted into the Institute of Medical Science to pursue a Master’s of Science

March 23, 2017

  • Sean Nestor, Lucy Barker, and Nick Neufeld are the inaugural CSP Norris Scholars, which is an award that supports collection of pilot data toward publication, conference presentation, and/or external funding or award applications.

February 21, 2017

  • Joshua Rosenblat received a two year operating grant from the Canadian Cancer Society, one of only four funded projects out of 70 applications.
  • Tanya Hauck‘s paper in the Canadian Journal of Psychiatry has been getting a lot of media attention.
  • Tyler Kaster and Tanya Hauck were accepted to the American Psychiatric Association Junior Investigator Research Colloquium

November 5, 2016

  • Paul Benassi‘s Quality Improvement project on tobacco withdrawal in the CAMH ED is currently featured on CAMH Intranet. Check out the CAMH website in early 2017 to see Paul’s work!
  • Nicholas Neufeld – Society of Biological Psychiatry Early Career Investigator Travel Fellowship Award
  • Sean Nestor – International Society for Vascular Cognitive and Behavioural Disorders Young Investigator Award
  • Joshua Rosenblat – UHN Research Grant

August 19, 2016

  • Cory Weissman – Winner of the Isaac Sakinosfky Essay Prize in Suicidology for essay titled “Biologising suicide: Justification for the study of the neurobiology of suicidal behaviour
  • Sarah Smith – Honorable Mention in the Isaac Sakinofsky Essay Prize in Suicidology for essay titled “Resident Suicide”

June 16, 2016

  • Paul Kudlow – Allan Kaplan Grad Award
  • Tanya Hauck – Liz Gillespie Award for best paper on a research topic in child and youth mental health by a resident
  • Eric Brown – Division of Geriatric Psychiatry Resident Award
  • Lucy Barker – Zofia Pakula Social Justice Award