Department of Psychiatry

Pictured: Residents attending a lecture on sleep deprivation


The Department of Psychiatry at Michigan State University is unlike any other in the country.


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November Grand Rounds

Thu, November 13, 2014, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
C102 East Fee Hall (Patenge Room)
Cannabis Use Disorder - Case Presentation by Junko Yasuda-Free, DO, 4th Year Psychiatry Resident

December Grand Rounds

Thu, December 11, 2014, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
C102 East Fee Hall (Patenge Room)
Special Edition: Senior Research Project Presentations by Miko Rose, DO and Daniel Cote', DO

Save the Date - 7th Annual Muslim Mental Health Conference

Thu, March 26, 2015 - Sun, March 29, 2015, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The Dearborn Inn-A Marriott Hotel, 20301 Oakwood Blvd, Detroit, Michigan
Faith and Healing: Moving from Trauma to Empowerment. Watch our website for additional conference and registration information.


Department of Psychiatry at Michigan State University

Looking for something different? The Department of Psychiatry is the only academic psychiatry department in the nation that is part of two medical schools, DO and MD. We have approximately 530 students doing third-year psychiatry rotations, the largest such clerkship in the USA. We have research programs located in Africa dealing with chronic diseases like HIV and malaria. Please peruse our website and see who we are and what we do.

Watch an introduction by our Chairperson, Dr. Jed Magen


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The Joy Initiative

The Joy Initiative

The Joy Initiative, an MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine program designed to help medical students envision and incorporate happiness into their lives, focuses on emotional resilience training and the development of mindfulness.

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Michael Boivin, Professor

Michael Boivin: Why I do what I do

Michael Boivin, Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, and of Neurology and Ophthalmology, has spent more than two decades – including two years on Fulbright research fellowships – helping children in Africa affected by HIV, malaria and other diseases. He recently co-edited "Neuropsychology of Children in Africa."

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