Our Mission

The mission of Dartmouth's Geisel School of Medicine Psychiatry Department is to:

  • Create new knowledge to advance scientific understanding with the aim of improving care for people who develop psychiatric illnesses
  • Pass on the knowledge and understanding in our field to learners of various kinds, including medical students, residents, fellows, psychology trainees, nurses, other healthcare providers and the general public
  • Apply our field's knowledge and understanding to the care of individuals and populations of people