Welcome to the Department of Psychiatry

"In order to cure the human body, it is necessary to have knowledge of the whole of things."

- Hippocrates


The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at SUNY Downstate is among the largest and most diverse in the country.  As the only public medical school Department of Psychiatry in New York City, and the only University Department of Psychiatry in Brooklyn, New York's most populous borough, we have a complex, multidimensional mission.

News & Announcements

Thursday, May 9th, 2024:  Downstate Psychiatry Celebratory Conference

Click here to register.

Psychiatry Grand Rounds Grand Rounds Link (Zoom)


Save the Date

Grand Rounds Wednesdays
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Grand Rounds Link (Zoom)