UBC Department of Psychiatry

As part of one of the world’s leading universities, the Department of Psychiatry at the University of British Columbia supports outstanding research and engages in local, national and global communities. We create an exceptional learning environment, advance mental health and promote sustainable care for mental illness and addictions.

The Department’s faculty organizational structure includes 5 Divisions and 12 Programs, in addition to the Department’s Education Programs. The main departmental offices are located centrally at the Detwiller Pavilion on the Point Grey Campus and Diamond Health Care Centre at Vancouver General Hospital – Oak St. Campus Site. Department members are located throughout the province in all of UBC’s distributed sites.


UBC Psychiatry as of November 2019

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Professors: 28
Associate Professors: 4
Assistant Professor: 7
Clinical Professor: 42
Clinical Associate Professor: 84
Clinical Assistant Professor: 153
Clinical Instructor 391
Adjunct Faculty: 3
Affiliate Faculty: 5

Department Administrative & Research Staff: 200
Clinical Residents in General Psychiatry: 122
Subspecialty Residents: 18

TOTAL: 1,057