Department Values

In all we do, members of our department embody our values: communication, integrity, competency, reliability, knowledge, and respect.

5 UF Health offers psychiatric and addiction services at five locations throughout Gainesville.


$8 Million The UF Department of Psychiatry receives approximately $8 million in grant funding annually.

Research Programs

80 UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital is an 80-bed free-standing psychiatric hospital located on a private, picturesque, 18-acre campus in northwest Gainesville.


81 UF Health Florida Recovery Center is an 81-bed, free standing addiction treatment facility located on a private campus in east Gainesville.

UF Health FRC

Psychiatry Spotlight

Unpacking Hoarding

“It’s a hidden illness,” says Mathews, a UF Health psychiatrist. “Even people who have it don’t necessarily know it is a medical…

Explore Magazine Unpacking Hoarding

Global Perspectives

Black History Month

February is Black History Month, let us take a moment to recognize Black Americans’ contributions to the field of medicine. Today we will learn…

Black History Month Legerme and Murugappan Spotlights



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