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The core values and priorities of the UAB Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology reflect the influences of an emphasis on balance between our core missions and a spirit striving for excellence.
Our departmental culture values collegiality and we take tremendous pride in our programs and departmental and individual accomplishments. The Department has a balanced commitment to knowledge discovery, research, teaching excellence, and high-quality clinical care by capitalizing on the resources, primary of which, are our faculty and many colleagues across the UAB community, the United States and countries all over the world.
Our portfolio of faculty present a balanced group of primary researchers and clinical educators who work in collaboration with each other and other basic science and clinical departments within the UAB School of Medicine and other UAB Departments. Our research portfolio is on a trajectory of progressive growth, even in this challenging funding climate.
Our research priorities are reflected in our divisions and major programs, as illustrated on our website. Examples include, ongoing research that is focused on both laboratory and clinical studies targeting psychiatric and other brain disorders. These research programs are generally of a translational nature, and include basic and clinical studies focused on schizophrenia, depression and bipolar disorder, neurodegenerative disorders, substance abuse, and psychiatric disorders of childhood and the elderly.
Our Department is committed through its research activities to enhance our understanding of psychiatric disorders to benefit patients with these serious illnesses. The Department encourages interactions between laboratory research and clinical areas to facilitate bidirectional flow of information and translational integration of research findings, with the goal of developing innovative and novel clinical interventions.
The psychiatry training programs including, Psychiatry residency and psychology internship programs, specialty fellowship programs, and post-doctoral research fellowships, attract talented individuals who are among the most sought after applicants in the country. We maintain a healthy balance between fostering future academic leaders and developing researched focused clinical investigators as well as primary clinically focused psychiatrists and psychologists for the state and region.
Our Department, based at the UAB Medical Center (UABMC) in Birmingham, Alabama, is a provider of psychiatric clinical care for Alabama and the region. In addition, the Department has partnerships with the Alabama Department of Mental Health providing community based programs as well as specialized drug treatment programs. Our clinical philosophy combines evidence based care and a focus on the patient. As noted, our clinical services are broad in scope and include inpatient service provided in a 90 bed psychiatric facility, ambulatory care provided in multiple locations, a community mental health center and substance abuse programs focused on care for the impaired professional, and programs aimed at the criminal justice system population.
Pursuing innovative research, providing state-of-the-art treatment of psychiatric disorders, and training the next-generation of psychiatrists
The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Alabama at Birmingham is advancing the understanding of psychiatric disorders through an integrated approach of research, education, and patient care. Collaboration between laboratory research and clinical areas facilitate translational integration of research findings, with the goal of developing innovative and novel clinical interventions.
Advancing knowledge discovery in schizophrenia, depression and bipolar disorder, neurodegenerative disorders, substance abuse, and psychiatric disorders of childhood and the elderly
Developing future academic leaders, researched-focused clinical investigators and clinical psychiatrists through residency and fellowship training programs
Providing state-of-the-art care through a 90-bed inpatient facilty, community-based clinics, and other patient focused programs
A UAB School of Medicine professor has been named chair of the Department of Psychiatry.
Adrienne C. Lahti, M.D.Adrienne C. Lahti, M.D., F. Cleveland Kinney Endowed Chair and professor of medicine at the University of Alabama at BirminghamSchool of Medicine, has been named chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology.
Lahti will officially assume the role of chair Jan. 1, 2021.
“I have been with the department for 14 years now, and I have come to appreciate how impressive the department is through its excellent faculty and staff,” Lahti said. “It is thus an honor for me to serve as chair. I hope to build on its already formidable strengths by continuing to improve clinical care for patients with psychiatric conditions, advancing research aimed at improving mental health, and training future clinicians and scientists.”
Lahti, a physician-scientist, has been at UAB since 2006. Her research is dedicated to the study of schizophrenia and psychosis spectrum disorders using multimodal brain-imaging techniques. She has won several honors and awards for her research, including the Kempf Fund Award for Research Development in Psychobiological Psychiatry and the McNulty Civitan Scientist Award. Additionally, Lahti has written or co-written more than 145 peer-reviewed articles and several book chapters.
At UAB, she has pioneered growth in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology through her numerous leadership endeavors. She has served as vice chair for Research Training and Faculty Development, as director of the division of Behavioral Neurobiology, and on several departmental committees. Lahti is presently serving as director of the Comprehensive Neuroscience Center and co-director of the Alabama Advanced Imaging Consortium.
“Dr. Lahti is a skilled physician-scientist whose passion and knowledge is an exceptional fit for the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology,” said Selwyn M. Vickers, M.D., FACS, senior vice president for Medicine and dean of the School of Medicine. “Under her leadership, the department can continue to focus on research, discovery and patient care.”
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About the Program
A world-renowned research university and medical center, UAB Medicine offers residents unparalleled opportunities to learn and work alongside highly-skilled and experienced medical professionals, in a wide range of practice settings across multiple state-of-the-art clinical facilities. Residents engage in a broad range of lectures and educational activities combined with an expansive range of inpatient and outpatient clinical rotations structured to promote progressive responsibility in training by maintaining a healthy of balance of supervision and autonomy.
Residents with an interest in pursuing a research career in academic psychiatry may apply for the Residency Research Track (RRT).This multiyear research training experience provides residents with protected time to pursue a wide range of clinical, basic and translational neuroscience research and related academic activities.
A Message from the Directors
Dear Residency Candidate,
Thank you for your interest in the UAB Psychiatry Residency Program. Our program offers exposure to a diverse patient population in the setting of a major academic medical center. We work with our residents to tailor their training to their career goals by offering additional opportunities in research, psychotherapy, academic psychiatry, and numerous electives. We also offer fellowships in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Consult-Liaison Psychiatry, and Geriatric Psychiatry, giving residents the opportunity to become subspecialty trained, without having to move. We invite you to learn more about our program, UAB, and Birmingham by exploring our website and the links provided.
Please watch the video below for a brief introductory video about UAB and Birmingham:
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