Future Goals

The Division has set future objectives in many different areas:

Undergraduate Education

  • Integration of longitudinal clerkship rotations into emergency psychiatry and ambulatory/collaborative care services

Postgraduate Education

  • Senior selective rotations in Adult Psychiatry & Health Systems
  • Supervision/Training opportunities on leadership and Administrative Psychiatry and Collaborative Mental Health Care
  • Revision of clinical core rotations to support competency development and longitudinal learning

Faculty Development

  • Increased capacity to integrate EBM and recent literature in clinical training across sites
  • Assessing and addressing the education needs of psychiatrists in the Division

Clinical Innovation and Quality

  • Focus on improving access and continuity of care
  • Support evidence based planning for mental health services
  • Foster dynamic change and commitment to evaluation
  • Participate in government and policy committees


  • Develop a forum for knowledge sharing and collaboration in policy relevant research
  • Engage frontline clinicians and consumers in setting research priorities/agenda
  • Leverage the Acute Care Alliance as a living laboratory for the design, implementation and evaluation of complex interventions and system improvement