About the department

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With exceptional educational programs and inspiring research, our department works to advance the field of psychiatry and mental healthcare. Learn more about our department.

Upcoming Events

W.O. McCormick Academic Day  

Save the Date

Friday, April 26, 2024
8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. *times approximate
The Westin Nova Scotian Hotel (in person)

This year's theme is Addictions and Mental Health: An Update.

Watch for registration details.

Learn more about the event.


Annual Student Writing Competition

Canadian medical students and residents are invited to submit reflective essays, poetry or short fiction that explore the intersection of mental health and the humanities to the Dalhousie Department of Psychiatry Annual Student Writing Contest.

Submission deadline: May 1, 2024

View the competition flyer for more information.


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The people that make up the Department of Psychiatry can be found throughout the Maritimes, Canada and the world.
Learn more about who they are.

Psychiatry Rounds

Continuing professional development

Psychiatry Rounds flyer

Psychiatry Rounds are now distributed using ZOOM.

Join the psychiatry rounds web conference
Passcode: 510555