The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster University conducts clinical care and research within the university community and throughout a unique regional network of partner organizations. Our goal is straightforward: to be the most innovative Department of Psychiatry anywhere.
Within the Department, our members are committed to excellence in inter-professional educational scholarship across the continuum, spanning undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing education domains. We have a strong track record of enhancing the knowledge and skills of health professionals utilizing a competency-based approach. Our unique strengths derive from a foundation and love of teaching within our faculty, many of whom were attracted to the department by the creative and innovative culture of education fostered by the medical school.
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Research in the Department of Psychiatry and Neuroscience is focused broadly on increasing our understanding of factors leading to the onset and maintenance of mental illnesses and addiction, as well as the development and evaluation of new assessment methods and treatment approaches. The overall goal of this research is to improve quality of life and treatment outcomes in individuals struggling with mental illness and addiction. Our research mission is driven by our strategic aims to improve detection, access and transitions, to integrate psychiatry across medicine and healthcare and to advance person- and family-centred care.
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University is a multidisciplinary department consisting of MD and non-MD faculty working within a unique regional network of psychiatric services that integrates two general hospitals, a network of community services, a 24-hour regional psychiatric emergency service, an innovative shared-care mental health program, and outreach services for children, adults and the elderly.
💻 Delivered virtually, Multi-session course
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Start Date: Sep 22, 2020 17:30End Date: Nov 24, 2020 19:30
(A MacPFD partner program)
📅 Fall 2020
(Sept 26 to Nov 21)
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Start Date: Sep 26, 2020End Date: Nov 21, 2020
We are excited to announce the launch of the 2020-2021 McMaster Psychiatry Leadership Skills Development Program. This will be the 6th year of...
Start Date: Oct 2, 2020 09:00End Date: Dec 4, 2020 12:00
The Research and Postgraduate Offices of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences are pleased to present the 3rd Annual Rese...
Date: Oct 28, 2020 Times: 17:00 - 19:00
With Dr. Sonia Anand on the topic of implicit bias in evaluation.
Virtual Grand Rounds (all welcome) followed by a virtual workshop f...
Start Date: Nov 25, 2020End Date: Nov 26, 2020
Date: Jan 8, 2021 Times: 09:00 - 12:00
Start Date: Feb 5, 2021 09:00End Date: Mar 5, 2021 12:00
Date: Apr 9, 2021 Times: 09:00 - 12:00
Date: May 5, 2021
Date: May 7, 2021 Times: 09:00 - 12:00