Vinod H. Srihari, MD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry; Associate Program Director, Psychiatry Residency Training; Director, STEP Program; Director, MindMap

Departments & Organizations

Psychiatry: Connecticut Mental Health Center | Neurocognition, Neurocomputation, and Neurogenetics, Division of | Psychosis Program at Yale | Specialized Treatment for Early Psychosis (STEP) Program | Yale Global Mental Health Program

Faculty Research

Yale Medicine

Global Health Studies

Office of Cooperative Research

Biography

Dr. Srihari's clinical and research interests are focused on the evaluation and treatment of individuals with psychotic disorders. He directs a clinic that provides a specialized model of care to individuals who are early in the course of a psychotic disorder. The clinic for Specialized Treatment Early in Psychosis (STEP, www.step.yale.edu) is based at the Connecticut Mental Health Center, New Haven. In 2015, the program initiated a population health campaign to reduce the duration of untreated psychosis (DUP) in 10 surrounding towns. The campaign, titled MindMap (www.mindmapct.org), uses social & mass media, outreach and detailing of a variety of professionals (educators, police, consumer/youth organizations, clinicians) to shorten pathways to care for youth and families confronting the recent onset of a psychotic illness.

Education & Training

MD University of Rochester (1998)
BA University of Rochester, Biology; Religion & Classics (1994)
Fellow Yale University School of Medicine
Resident Yale University School of Medicine

Honors & Recognition

  • PRA Teaching AwardYale Psychiatry Residents Association (2011)

  • Model Curriculum in Evidence-Based Mental HealthAmerican Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training (2011)

  • Chairman's AwardYale University Department of Psychiatry (2007)

  • Resident Teaching AwardYale University Department of Psychiatry (2004)

Professional Service

  • Mental Health Services Research Study Section NIMH (2015)

International Activity

  • Disseminating Early Intervention for Psychosis Billings, United States (2016)

    Consulting with partners in Montana to develop population health based systems of care for recent onset psychotic disorders.

  • Study of early onset schizophrenia Kunming, China (2015)

  • Disseminating Early Intervention for Psychosis New Orleans, United States (2013)

    Consulting with the EPIC-NOLA clinic to develop and refine access and quality of care for new onset psychosis in the greater New Orleans region.

  • DUP Reduction collaborative study Stavanger, Norway; Oslo, Norway; Boston, United States (2013)

  • Research capacity development Chennai, India (2013)

  • Evidence-Based Mental Health / Practice Based Learning Oxford, United Kingdom (2003 - 2010)

    Developing expertise in teaching postgraduates about information management, research literacy and risk communication using the EBM model.

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Contact Info

Vinod H. Srihari, MD
Mailing Address
34 Park Street
New Haven, CT 06519

Curriculum Vitae

MindMap

Specialized Treatment Early in Psychosis (STEP)