The UBC’s Department of Psychiatry is the second largest and most geographically diverse in Canada. The Department of Psychiatry sits on the traditional, ancestral, unceded territory of the Syilx (Okanagan) Peoples and the Coast Salish Peoples, including the territories of the xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Stó:lō and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil- Waututh) Nations.

Our mission is to:

● Pursue pioneering research into the causes of mental health problems to improve prevention and personalize the treatment of those affected
● Provide high-quality care for patients and support for their families, regardless of identity and background
● Partner with a wide range of stakeholders to inform policy and meet the needs of the communities we serve
● Promote equity, diversity and inclusion in the career development of students, trainees, faculty, and staff
● Increase representation of minoritized groups in scientific endeavours and in academic, clinical and administrative leadership