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About Us

The Department of Psychiatry at Mount Sinai Hospital is an integral part of an active general hospital teaching facility, fully affiliated with the University of Toronto. We are a staff of more than 100 psychiatrists and allied mental health professionals working in an interprofessional framework. The three main components of the department's mission are:

Clinical - to provide exemplary biopsychosocial clinical care, consultation, crisis and emergency services and treatment in inpatient, ambulatory and community settings;

Research - to carry out ongoing research, independently and collaboratively, into the etiology and treatment of mental illness as well as the area of coping and adaptation to serious medical illness, to improve patient care, and;

Education - to provide training and supervision clinically and academically for medical undergraduates, psychiatry residents, fellows and nursing, occupational therapy and social work students, along with community public education and continuing professional education.

 

What We Do

We are committed to providing exemplary mental health clinical care which incorporates Best Practices in biopsychosocial care, excellent teaching and training, as well as innovative and relevant research in the following areas: