NEOMED’s Department of Psychiatry trains undergraduate medical students, partners with Summa Health System and Akron General Health System to offer a general psychiatry residency program, and has an affiliation with a child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship based at Akron Children’s Hospital. The department also serves as an incubator for bringing evidence-based and promising practices to hospitals, clinics and communities.
The Department of Psychiatry at NEOMED is based at the Rootstown campus and has a clinical presence at the hospitals, community mental health agencies and private practice offices of psychiatrists and psychologists throughout northeast Ohio.
Three centers focused on improving mental health care are located within the Department of Psychiatry at NEOMED.
Education & Training
The Department provides an array of educational programs and training, including University medical student education, residency and clinical fellowship training, post-doctoral research fellowship training, continuing medical education and community outreach.
The Community Mental Health Research Initiative (CMHRI) is a collaborative, trans-institutional, and interdisciplinary team of researchers in Northeast Ohio. The team includes researchers in the fields of sociology, psychology, public health, psychiatry, family medicine and pharmacy practice who serve as faculty and staff at NEOMED, Kent State University, Hiram College and The University of Akron and Case Western Reserve University.
“I am first a pharmacologist and close second, a psychiatrist.” That’s how Erik Messamore, M.D., Ph.D., describes himself. In a […]