Vinod H. Srihari MD

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

Biographical Info

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) is based at the Connecticut Mental Health Center where Dr. Srihari is a staff psychiatrist.
Dr. Srihari's teaching efforts are focused on the use of the Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM) approach as a tool for making clinical decisions and keeping up with the scientific literature.

International Activity

  • Schizophrenia Research Capacity Development
    India(2013 - 2014)
    Developing approaches to mentor junior researchers in research careers.
  • 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.

Education & Training

University of Rochester (1994)
University of Rochester (1998)
Yale University School of Medicine, Psychiatry Residency Training Program (2000 - 2003)
Yale University School of Medicine, Yale-VA Schizophrenia Research Clinic (2003 - 2005)

Honors & Recognition

  • PRA Teaching Award
    Yale Psychiatry Residents Association (2011)
  • Model Curriculum in Evidence-Based Mental Health
    American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training (2011)
  • Chairman's Award
    Yale University Department of Psychiatry (2007)
  • Resident Teaching Award
    Yale University Department of Psychiatry (2004)

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