UF Department of Psychiatry Alumni Society

All the links mentioned in the video can be found on the Resources for Alumni page

Ana Turner, MD

Thank you for your interest in the UF Psychiatry Alumni Society!

Now in our 60th year, the department of psychiatry has been at the forefront in the training and education of residents and fellows who will be tomorrow’s leaders in the field of psychiatry.  I am honored to serve the Society as honorary president and look forward to partnering with you as we build this network to further promote UF, the department and our alumni.  Go Gators!

Ana T. Turner, MD
UF Residency Class of 2014

Assistant Professor
Clerkship Director, Department of Psychiatry
Honorary President, UF Psychiatry Alumni Society

William L. McKnight Brain InstituteOur Mission

To promote and maintain camaraderie among the alumni, faculty, and trainees of the University of Florida Department of Psychiatry.


The Society seeks to bring together members on a regular basis to network, socialize and share current trends in psychiatric and behavioral science, and supports the education, research and clinical mission of the department.


Graduates of the UF Psychiatry residency, fellowships, including postdoctoral psychology fellowships; department faculty and faculty alumni

Annual Membership:  $100
Lifetime Membership: Two Options

  • $2,500 (can be paid in $500 installments over 5 years)
  • Documented estate gift to benefit the Psychiatry Alumni Society
Recent Graduate:  Graduating trainees are recognized with complementary membership for the year following graduation

Membership fees and donations to the Psychiatry Alumni Society fund (F005017) will be used to support the activities of the Society as well as support the training programs.

DeWeese Auditorium, McKnight Brain InstituteMember Benefits

  • Acknowledgment on the UF Psychiatry Alumni Society website
  • Directory listing for networking and practice information
  • Department Gator Plaque acknowledging Lifetime Membership
  • Receptions at Annual Meetings (e.g., APA, FPS)
  • Invitation to UF Psychiatry Continuing Education/Grand Rounds/Online CME
  • Department newsletters and progress reports
  • Participation in Alumni-as-Teachers program


Activities of the Psychiatry Alumni Society are under the leadership and direction of the Chair of the Department of Psychiatry.  The Chair may seek the support of faculty, staff, the Office of Development and Alumni Affairs and alumni volunteers to further the awareness and activities of the Society, including seeking a respected alumnus/alumna to serve as Honorary President of the Society.  The Honorary President will assist with creating awareness and promoting the Alumni Society by lending their name on appeal letters/emails, being present at events/meetings and engaging alumni to further the mission of the Society.

60th Anniversary LogoLaunch

The UF Department of Psychiatry Alumni Society was formally launched at the Department’s 60th Anniversary Dinner on September 21, 2018.