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 is also home to three coordinating centers of excellence, the Best Practices in Schizophrenia Treatment (BeST) Center, the Criminal Justice Coordinating Center of Excellence (CJ CCoE) and the Ohio Program for Campus Safety & Mental Health (OPCSMH).
Coordinating Centers Of Excellence
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.
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.
- For his work to improve outcomes for people with behavioral health needs who are involved with the criminal justice system, Mark Munetz, M.D., professor and chair emeritus of the Department of Psychiatry, has been named the first recipient of the Judges and Psychiatrists Leadership Initiative (JPLI) Lifetime Achievement award. Dr. Munetz will be recognized at [...]Learn More
Rajesh R. Tampi, M.D., professor in the Department of Psychiatry, has been named the recipient of the 2021 Jack Weinberg […]