Medical Student Education

The field of Psychiatry is at a tremendously exciting crossroads, bringing new molecular and neurophysiologic advances together with growth in psychotherapeutic approaches to achieve treatment successes that are greater than ever before.

We are delighted to offer a wide variety of opportunities for training and knowledge development in Psychiatry:


Kathy Niu, M.D.
Psychiatry Clerkship Director
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences


Margaret Benningfield, M.D.
Departmental Immersion Phase Representative
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences


Catherine Fuchs, M.D.
Master Clinical Teacher (MCT)
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences


Shana Scanlin
Psychiatry Clerkship ​Program Manager