Founded the Menninger School of Psychiatry in 1946 (renamed the Karl Menninger School of Psychiatry and Mental Health Sciences in 1985). For many years after its opening, the school was the largest school of psychiatry in the country.
Dr. Will Menninger appears on a cover of Time magazine in 1948 for his work in mental health advocacy.
Affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine and The Methodist Hospital and relocated to Houston in 2003. The Karl Menninger School of Psychiatry and Mental Health Sciences became the Menninger Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine.
Ranked among the country's best hospitals for psychiatric treatment by U.S.News & World Report's America's Best Hospitals issue every year since its debut in 1991.