About the
Neuroscience Education Institute

Since its inception in 2000, NEI has distinguished itself by providing high quality, visually engaging, and evidence-based educational activities designed to help increase the competence of healthcare professionals in the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric and neurologic disease states.

NEI, with more than 132,000 activity participants and over 14,400 subscribing members, dedicates itself to providing an impactful educational experience, with cutting-edge content that is developed and delivered according to learner-centered educational principles. Known for helping clinicians make informed decisions, NEI makes complex concepts accessible through the use of animation and a visual lexicon that is present throughout our content.

Founded with the desire to help more patients by helping the professionals who treat them.

What We Do

Your one-stop resource for education, clinical tools, and medical news.


In-Person and Virtual Meetings
Year round, we provide the psychopharmacology and mental health education you need to ensure you provide evidence-based and personalized care to improve the lives of your patients.

Spring: NEI Spring Congress

Fall: NEI Fall Congress

Year-Round: Saturday Morning Live

On-Demand CME/CE

Certificate Program: NEI Master Psychopharmacology Program

Stahl's Essential Psychopharmacology: Video Edition

Watch & Learn Online

Practice Tools

NEI Prescribe App
Features 150+ psychiatric medications, a dedicated Child and Adolescent section, and a filter to search for medications based on key drug interactions and side effects.

Patient Education
From medication guides to symptom and side effect trackers, NEI’s Patient Education materials are designed to help your patients stay engaged and informed.

News and Research

This Month in Psychopharmacology
Keep up-to-date with the latest in trends and scientific research in psychopharmacology

NEI Podcast
Listen in as we discuss the latest in psychopharmacology with world-class experts in the field of mental health

NEI Membership

Exclusive access to education and practice resources

14,000+ Members

Access to Hundreds of Hours of CME/CE

Utilize Practice Tools


“The Neuroscience Education Institute remains my primary source of authoritative information about psychopharmacology that is clear, concise and non-biased.

—Sharon Morgillo Freeman, PhD, PMHCNS-BC

“I have actively followed NEI for years, and no other teaching service does more to improve both scientific understanding and clinical competence. The consistent quality of the programs and activities makes me look forward to each one.”

—Samuel Gary Lusk, MD

“Hands down, the master psychopharmacology program is the most rewarding and empowering program in psychopharmacology I have ever completed. My reward pathway is now hooked onto NEI’s never ending depth to swim in, learn and enjoy! Keep up the fantastic work.”

—Ahman Torshizi, MD

Accessibility Statement

The Neuroscience Education Institute is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone and applying the relevant accessibility standards.

Conformance status - The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. The Neuroscience Education Institute is partially conformant with WCAG 2.0 level A.

Our Diversity

NEI believes that diversity enhances our organization by fueling engaged and innovative educational content that more closely connects us to our members and the patients they serve. For this reason, we strive to embrace diversity in all its forms—identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinions. Our team is committed to nurturing a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive environment for our employees, faculty, participants, and members.