Contact Us

The Department’s Office of the Chair and its administrative staff are located in the BB wing of the UW Medical Center in Room BB1644, south of the main University of Washington campus. The Chair's Office is open 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Pacific Standard Time.

University of Washington
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
1959 NE Pacific Street
Box 356560, Room BB1644​​
Seattle, WA 98195-6560
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Phone: 206-543-3750
FAX: 206-543-9520
Email Contact Form

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Employment Opportunities
For current positions, please reference the UW School of Medicine jobs website or the UW jobs website.

Psychiatry/Psychology Education
For information on how to become a psychiatrist or psychologist, please see our FAQs.

For questions about our training programs, including our psychiatry residency, psychology internship, and fellowship programs, please email

We do not have the capacity to offer observerships or shadowing opportunities to high school students, college students or medical students at this time.

Volunteer Opportunities
We do not have any volunteer opportunities at this time

Please note:
Our staff is unable to make appointments or referrals.

To request an appointment with a UW Medicine Psychiatrist, please visit the UW Medicine Contact Center.

Need Help Now?
Call the
Crisis Clinic of King County:
1.866.4.CRISIS (1.866.427.4747)
or visit
the Lifeline Crisis Chat:

If the person you are concerned about is in immediate danger of killing themselves and/or refuses to stay safe with you, call or text 911.