About Us : Vision and Mission Statement

Vision and Mission Statement


The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences will be preeminent nationally and internationally as a leader in innovative education, research and scholarship, and clinical care in the behavioral sciences.


The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is committed to:

  • Conduct research that deepens our understanding of the development, pathophysiology, and prevention of psychiatric illness and the nature of human behavior, and apply this knowledge to the development and delivery of more effective, evidence-based treatments.
  • Offer comprehensive treatment and consultation to our patients, their families, and the community.
  • Provide outstanding mental health education and multidisciplinary training to the next generation of healthcare providers and investigators.


  • Quality
  • Compassion
  • Excellence
  • Integrity