Dr. Eduardo Colón has been named the new Chief of the HCMC/Hennepin Health System Department of Psychiatry.
Dr. Colón has served as Vice-Chief of the department since 1998. He started at HCMC as in intern in 1979 and completed his residency and fellowship at the University of Minnesota, where he is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry. He has been an active administrative leader, teacher, researcher, and clinician throughout his career. He also has the respect of the psychiatric community locally and across the state.
The mission of the Department of Psychiatry is to provide a full spectrum of services for those with major behavioral and emotional difficulties, especially the serious and persistently mentally ill population in the metro and beyond.