For Clinicians

Sheppard Pratt: storied history, bright future.

At Sheppard Pratt, the possibilities are endless.

Whether you want to refer a patient for top quality specialized care, learn from renowned experts in the field through continuing education opportunities, train directly with our clinicians for your psychiatry residency or fellowship, or grow your career, you can do it all at Sheppard Pratt.

Make a Referral

In addition to some of the most specialized programs in the nation, Sheppard Pratt accepts referrals to its hospital inpatient units, outpatient programs, and special education schools.

Continuing Education

We offer a robust continuing education program with dozens of educational opportunities for physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers, and counselors each year.

Train at Sheppard Pratt

We’re training the next generation of clinicians to provide world-class, life-changing care. Learn about our psychiatry residency training program, child & adolescent psychiatry fellowship, and psychology postdoctoral fellowships. 

Career Opportunities for Licensed Clinicians

Join a team of the brightest minds in mental health. With more than 380 sites of service, you’ll have your choice of location and treatment setting, from crisis and inpatient settings, to special education and outpatient settings. Build the career you've always wanted at Sheppard Pratt.

See the Latest From Our Experts

Sheppard Pratt is the home to groundbreaking psychiatric research. Our researchers are leading the way in terms of measurement-based care and patient reported outcome measures, and innovating the fields of depression treatment, suicide risk factors, biological contributors to the development of schizophrenia, and more. 

160+ Programs. 380+ Sites of Service. Get to Know Sheppard Pratt.

Sheppard Pratt is so much more than just a system of care. We’re the nation’s largest private, nonprofit provider of mental health, substance use, special education, developmental disability, and social services, and a top-ranked psychiatric hospital by U.S. News & World Report.