Champions of Mental Health

Our mission is to care for and protect the mental health of our diverse communities, including USC students. This unwavering support is embodied in our extraordinary, comprehensive services. We pursue leading-edge research powered by collaboration and commitment to meeting patients’ needs. Trainees work closely with faculty experts preparing them to be future leaders.

Message from the Chair

Improving lives is our goal in all that we do — comprehensive care across public, private and campus clinics; mentoring outstanding, service-driven trainees; and the work of our dedicated researchers.

Professor Steven Siegel, MD, PhD
head shot of Steven Siegel, Department Chair

Facts & Figures


of residency alumni board-certified since 2016


increase in faculty size since 2016


student mental health visits annually

Support Us

Your gift helps us take care of the people of L.A., now and in the decades to come. The partnership of donors advances our efforts to expand access to high-quality psychiatric care, support student mental health, cultivate future clinicians and develop new solutions for the disorders of the mind.