Psychiatry Education & Training


To develop, coordinate and integrate the highest caliber multi-disciplinary education and training in the clinical care and scientific investigation of mental illness, and more broadly, in the study of behavior and its biological and psychological underpinnings.


The PET Council will enhance the coordination, efficiency and quality of the Department of Psychiatry’s education and training, develop new opportunities for collaborations with positive “multiplier” effects on scientific and funding resources, promote the integration of clinical and scientific training in a thoughtful and consistent manner, advance diversity and help develop a more cohesive and collegial Departmental identity around a shared core educational mission.

Faculty Members of the Education and Training Council 2019 - 2020 
  • Robert Anthenelli, MD, Ex Officio
  • Neal Swerdlow, MD, PhD, Chair
  • Gregory Light, PhD, Deputy Vice Chair
  • Leslie Anderson, PhD 
  • Dewleen Baker, MD
  • Kristin Beizai, MD
  • Savita Bhakta, MD
  • Lauren Brookman-Frazee, PhD
  • Sandra J. Brown, PhD
  • Brian Buzzella, PhD
  • Kristin Cadenhead, MD
  • Sarah Carreira, MD
  • Mariana Cherner, PhD
  • Davide Dulcis, PhD
  • Adam Fields, PhD
  • David Folsom, MD, MPH
  • Lisa Glassman, PhD
  • Shah Golshan, PhD
  • Steve Huege, MD
  • Jennifer Iudicello, PhD

  • Amy Jak, PhD
  • Janis Jenkins, PhD
  • John R. Kelsoe, MD
  • Steve Koh, MD, MBA, MPH
  • Laurie Lindamer, PhD
  • Larry Malak, MD
  • Carla Marienfeld, MD
  • Tanya Nguyen, PhD
  • Caroline Nievergelt, PhD
  • Yuliana Noniyeva, PhD 
  • Abraham Palmer, PhD
  • Barton Palmer, PhD
  • Bill Perry, PhD
  • Dhakshin Ramanathan, MD, PhD
  • Vicky Risbrough, PhD
  • Marc Schuckit, MD
  • Desiree Shapiro, MD
  • Andrea Spadoni, PhD
  • Pei-an (Betty) Shih, MPM, PhD
  • Murray Stein, MD, MPH

Program Representatives of the Council of Trainees 2019 - 2020
  • Jillian Clark, PhD
  • Shanna Cooper, PhD
  • Skylar Kelsven 
  • Johannes Schlachetzki, MD
  • Liz Strauss, PhD