Maja Skikic, MD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Dr. Maja Skikic serves as one of the primary psychiatric providers for the first episode psychosis clinic, which follows the NAVIGATE model of clinical care.

She is also the Associate Training Director for our General Psychiatry Residency program.


Dr. Skikic has been at Vanderbilt since 2009, completing both her medical degree and her general psychiatry residency at Vanderbilt University and medical center. She is proudly home-grown, joining the Vanderbilt Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences upon her training completion in 2016. Since, she has been dedicated to the clinical care of individuals who experience psychosis both in inpatient and outpatient settings with a primary focus on recovery and functional reengagement.

Research Description

Dr. Skikic is involved in supporting the program’s research efforts in advancing our understanding of the neurobiology and medical workup of individuals who experience psychosis. Academically, she is active in the development and dissemination of neuroscience-focused educational materials at the institutional and national levels.