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“I found a strong general residency program, diverse clinical opportunities, and a collegial atmosphere that highly values resident satisfaction at UNC. I am very happy with my choice to come here.”

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From the Interim Chair

Gary GalaThe UNC Department of Psychiatry is committed to excellence in our missions: clinical service, teaching, and research, and we are national leaders in each of these domains.  Whether you are looking for information about patient care, education and training, clinical and neuroscience research, or our community-based efforts, I welcome your interest in our exceptional department.

Gary Gala, MD, FACS

Department News

Samantha Meltzer-BrodyWe are thrilled to announce that Samantha Meltzer-Brody, MD, MPH, has been appointed the Assad Meymandi Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry, effective October 1. Dr. Meltzer-Brody is an internationally renowned clinician and researcher in women’s mood disorders and provider well-being, and is deeply committed to serving the people of North Carolina. More information can be found in Vital Signs.


UNC Psychiatry partners with The Foundation of Hope to support the research of mental illnesses. The 30th Annual Walk for Hope raised $525,000!

Foundation of Hope

Mental Health Minute

In this Mental Health Minute, Dr. Don Rosenstein talks about coping with mental health issues during cancer treatment.