Semel Institute and Department of Psychiatry Strategic Plan 2023 - 2028. Mission: The Department of Psychiatry/Semel Institute at UCLA provides world-class research, education, service and outreach geared towards serving the mental health needs of California's diverse communities.
Welcome to the inaugural newsletter of the Department of Psychiatry and Semel Institute at UCLA. Our mission is to advance the mental health and well-being of the population through cutting-edge translational research, state-of-the-art clinical care, and training the next generation of leaders in mental health. Central to this mission is continuing to build diversity in our faculty, staff, and trainees, who manifest our commitment to health equity and inclusion.