The Department of Psychiatry at Dell Medical School is committed to revolutionizing how people get and stay mentally healthy. The team's mission is to transform mental health care and illness prevention in Central Texas and beyond. Working with a wide array of community partners, we are developing clinical, educational and research initiatives that will make real differences in people’s lives.

Learn more about the Inaugural Chair, Dr. Steve Strakowski, and his strategic vision >


Pathways to Clinical Integration

Dell Medical School is working to continuously evolve the health care delivery system to meet the needs of Travis County residents. Clinical integration is one of the Department's strategies toward achieving this goal.


Translational Research

Dell Medical School is advancing health care innovation from discovery to outcomes. Translational research in Psychiatry is focused on advancing clinical care for mood, stress and addiction disorders.


Rethinking Medical Education

Dell Medical School is committed to preparing future generations for their role in the leadership and advancement of health care. Partnerships in undergraduate and graduate medical education focus on excellence in healthcare delivery.