Vinod H. Srihari, MD

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

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student Research

Psychiatry: Connecticut Mental Health Center | Psychosis Program at Yale | Specialized Treatment for Early Psychosis (STEP) Program | Yale Global Mental Health Program


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.

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)

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.

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