Interventional Psychiatry


The purpose of the Interventional Psychiatry Research Group (IPRG) is to cultivate research that informs and expands the treatments offered by the Interventional Psychiatry Service. More broadly, the group will discuss ways to map and modulate the aberrant neural networks implicated in neuropsychiatric disease. Neuroimaging (fMRI, PET), brain stimulation (transcranial magnetic stimulation, electroconvulsive therapy, deep brain stimulation, vagal nerve stimulation) and novel psychopharmacological agents (ketamine) will all be discussed. The establishment of this group will hopefully create a sense of community among those who study, prescribe and deliver neuromodulatory techniques.

Schedules and Events

The IPRG meets from 4:00pm-5:00 pm on the first Wednesday of each month in the 1st floor conference room at YPH (LV 142) unless otherwise specified. Food is served for those who RSVP in advance. Attendees discuss recently published studies (distributed in advance) as well as ongoing or potential research projects at Yale or the West Haven VA.


Resident Leader

Joseph J. Taylor, MD, PhD

Faculty Leaders

Robert Ostroff, MD

Gerard Sanacora, MD, PhD