Department of Psychiatry - University of British Columbia
UBC Institute of Mental Health
2255 Wesbrook Mall, Detwiller Pavilion
Vancouver, BC V6T 2A1
- 604 822 0379
- 604 822 7756
The Department of Psychiatry, at the University of British Columbia has 16 programs, within the Clinical and Behavioural Sciences Division in addition to the world class Basic Neuroscience division. Their clinical, research and education programs have excellent, committed clinicians, teachers, researchers, support staff, students and residents. The main Departmental offices are located centrally at the Detwiller Pavillion on the Point Grey campus and Diamond Health Care Centre at Vancouver General Hospital. Department members are located throughout the Province in all UBC's distributed sites. The UBC Department of Psychiatry is recognized and ranked among the top psychiatric university programs in North America, with outstanding achievements in teaching, research and patient care.
To be the leading academic Department of Psychiatry in Canada which is internationally recognized in Psychiatry, Addictions and Neuroscience
- Provide academic leadership and train outstanding clinicians, teachers and clinician scientists
- Develop an environment which encourages world class basic and clinical research
- Promote and support partnerships to improve teaching, research opportunities and clinical care
- Create an environment that respects, values and recognizes faculty, staff and students
- Be a leader in the understanding and treatment of mental illness and addictions
Institute of Mental Health
Their institute will be a home for a community of clinicians and scientists who are fully committed to a re-examination of the field of mental health and mental illness and to seeking new insights into the diagnosis and treatment of some of the most challenging issues in modern medicine.
This mission will be achieved by
- building on recent advances in the fields of neuroscience, brain imaging, molecular genetics and psychotherapy,
- translating these advances into clinically effective preventive and treatment strategies and
- ensuring through training and education their application in everyday clinical practice throughout the Province of British Columbia.
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