For Medical Professionals

Consultation-Liaison Services

The Department of Psychiatry works closely with physicians and other caregivers to address the mental health concerns faced by patients who are currently in the hospital. We are available to provide consultations at all times. Please call 310-423-3465 for services.


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Research and Clinical Trials

The Psychiatry Department at Cedars-Sinai works to discover new behavioral healthcare delivery strategies that will improve patients’ overall health and wellbeing.

Grand Rounds and Conferences

The Psychiatry Department hosts an annual continuing medical education program focused on consultation psychiatry. The course, Pain: State-of-the-Art Psychiatric and Medical Management, is especially designed to meet the needs of psychiatrists and physicians who are interested in acquiring current knowledge about the application of evidence-based models during the course of providing and requesting psychiatric insight into the best practices in both acute and chronic pain.

The Psychiatry Department also participates in Neurosciences Grand Rounds, which offer insights into the treatment of a wide range of neurological conditions, as well as the management and diagnosis of neurological disorders.

The sessions are on the third and fourth Fridays of each month.

Fellowships and Training Programs

The Psychiatry Department offers clinical research fellowships in:

For more information, please contact program director Waguih IsHak, MD, at 310-423-3515 or

The department also offers medical students a senior elective course in advanced clinical psychiatry. For more information, contact student coordinator Anita Parsons at 310-423-3465 or