Welcome to The Department

It is with great delight I welcome you to the department official website the department. The department is an integral part of the Faculty of Clinical Sciences, College of Medicine of the Ekiti State University. The undergraduate psychiatry curriculum provides medical students with basic knowledge and skills in the field of Psychiatry during their clerkship that will enable them to function as health professionals in the 21st Century. “There is no heath without mental health”, incorporation of Psychiatry and Mental Health provides our intending Doctor with prerequisite knowledge of the complexities human health challenges and a better approach to care. Understanding the biopsychosocial model to aetiology and care of diseases provides our intending physician with the ability to see beyond biological model to aetiologies and management of diseases, and the need to adopt a holistic approach in the management of various diseases.

The objective of the department is to complement the skills and knowledge from other departments in producing a well-rounded Physician who are able to provide a comprehensive and a holistic care to the populace, while at the same time advancing frontier of knowledge through scientific research.