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University of Pittsburgh Department of Psychiatry Is Committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The University of Pittsburgh Department of Psychiatry is involved in efforts to promote and implement Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). In this podcast, four faculty members offer brief presentations and discuss the importance of DEI. Guests include Sarah Pederson, PhD; Paul Pikonis, PhD; Piper Carroll, MD; and César Escobar-Viera, MD, PhD. They discuss linking the Department of Psychiatry to the Pittsburgh community; the psychiatry residency training curriculum; departmental surveys; and LGBTQ+ health matters.

Released: May 18, 2022


  1. Department of Psychiatry University of Pittsburgh. DEI Overview, Implementation: Link:
  2. Respect, Responsibility and Equity in Medicine- Psychiatry Residency DEI Training Curriculum (RREM)
    Formulated by Departmental psychiatry residents led by Piper Carroll MD.
    Available from Loren Roth MD, 3811 O’Hara St, Pittsburgh PA. 15213