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Department of Psychiatry

We invite you to be our guest and discover the array of educational, clinical and research opportunities that await you at University of Texas School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry. With 40 years of experience in psychiatric education, UTHSCSA is home to a vibrant community of students, faculty, staff, partnerships, and affiliates- in the heart of San Antonio. Our programs of study are designed to educate excellent, caring and compassionate clinicians and researchers for the service and advancement of healthcare, both locally and around the world.




Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Psychiatry and its Divisions is to assist in developing resources to advance the treatment of the mentally ill and improve the mental health of the people of Texas with special emphasis on the San Antonio and South Texas area by:

  • providing education in psychiatry and behavioral sciences to medical students, physicians and other health service professionals at all levels
  • conducting research into causes and treatment of mental illness
  • delivering exemplary quality psychiatric health care, in a manner which facilitates the educational and research missions of the department
  • working with mental health facilities and groups in the community, the state and the nation to improve the treatment of the mentally ill and extend training and research resources of the Department.


Department of Psychiatry - Mail Code 7792

7703 Floyd Curl Drive

San Antonio, TX 78229-3900
Phone 210.567.5391

Fax 210.567.6941