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Clinical Divisions


The Department of Psychiatry provides mental health and addiction services for individuals across their entire lifespan, including for children and adolescents, adults, expectant mothers, and seniors. 

Clinical Divisions

Select a Department of Psychiatry Division below to learn more:

Acute Care Adult Psychiatry

To help adults in the acute phase of psychiatric illness take the initial steps toward recovery.

To learn more, visit Division of Acute Care Adult Psychiatry


To provide comprehensive psychiatric services to all age groups at sites including the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC), Baltimore Veterans Administration Medical Center, the Carruthers Clinic at UMMC Midtown Campus, UM Rehabilitation & Orthopaedics Institute, the Walter P. Carter Center, and the Maryland Psychiatric Research Center (MPRC).

A team of psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, occupational therapists, and clinical nurse specialists offer a range of inpatient and outpatient services for children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly.



The Division of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry is dedicated to providing expert patient care, consultation, education, and research at the interface of medicine and psychiatry.

To learn more, visit Division of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry

Division of Addiction Research and Treatment

To work with multiple organizations and state agencies, the Division of Addiction Research and Treatment serves as a leader in addressing the current crisis, and to improve treatment and outcomes for individuals with Opioid Use Disorders.

To learn more, visit Division of Addiction Research and Treatment

Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

The mission of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is to support the positive development of children and wellness of families.

We strive to achieve this mission through a “Family-Centered” approach, which involves strong collaboration with community stakeholders (parent consumers, family advocates, community providers, and child-serving agency leaders) in order to proactively respond to their needs and priorities.

To learn more, visit Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

The Employee Assistant Program (EAP) supports, enhances, and expands the work of the Department of Psychiatry, with an emphasis on problem gambling, telemental health, and addictions.

To learn more, visit Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Faculty Practices

To provide expertise in mental health care and addiction treatment to adults, families, and children, and to extend these services to underserved rural areas in Maryland via telepsychiatry. The Department is committed to providing services and advancing the field by direct clinical care, research, education and training, and community outreach.

To learn more, visit Faculty Practices


To help older adults maintain and enhance their enjoyment of life and overall function by diagnosing and treating psychiatric disorders. Part of our treatment involves the education and support of family and friends of older adults who often play an important role in improving their wellbeing.

For adults of all ages, we also provide electroconvulsive therapy, a highly effective treatment for some psychiatric disorders that do not improve with medication and psychotherapy.

To learn more, visit Geriatric Psychiatry

Midtown Inpatient Psychiatry

University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) Midtown Campus Inpatient Psychiatry treats people of all ages who are facing mental or behavioral health problems, and offers a wide range of services as part of our inpatient and outpatient programs.

To learn more, visit Midtown Inpatient Psychiatry.

TeleMental Health (Telemedicine)

To deliver mental health services at a distance, and extend services to those in need, including to rural and underserved areas, as well as address the shortage of psychiatrists.

To learn more, visit TeleMental Health

Women’s Mental Health Program

To provide excellent mental health care throughout a woman’s life. The program focuses on the wellbeing of women to ensure the best quality of life for females and their families. The program also provides a private space for women to talk about their needs.

To learn more, visit Women's Mental Health Program

Jill Rachbeisel
Jill RachBeisel, MD
Vice Chair for Clinical Services

Dr. RachBeisel’s Faculty Profile

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