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The Psychiatry Student Interest Group Network (PsychSIGN) is sponsored by the American Psychiatric Association. The University of Tennessee Health Science Center's PsychSIGN Chapter is dedicated to connecting students with information about the specialty of psychiatry and to serving the UTHSC medical student community.

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Think you might be interested in psychiatry? Join our email list by sending an email to, or you can find us on Facebook!


Rachel McCann, M2
Co-Vice President
James Scott Wing, M2
Co-Vice President
Khyati Kothari, MD
Faculty Advisor
Assistant Professor, UTHSC
Consultation-Liason Psychiatrist, ROH


National Research


What does a day in the life of a psychiatrist look like? PsychSIGN has just launched a new shadowing program to match students with a faculty psychiatrist or fellow. Email us to find out more!


  • Volunteering at the Memphis Crisis Center. Part of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, Medical Students answer phone calls from persons in distress. This is great way to learn how to have out-of-the-ordinary conversations.
  • Memphis Street Health offers “Service @ The Way,” a Friday night service at St. John's to help those struggling with addiction. Email for more information.

Did you know that medical students can join the American Psychiatric Association for free

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Last Published: Jan 6, 2020