Robert M Rohrbaugh, MD

Professor of Psychiatry; Deputy Chair for Education and Career Development, Department of Psychiatry; Residency Program Director, Department of Psychiatry; Director, Office of International Medical Student Education, Yale School of Medicine

Departments & Organizations

HIV/AIDS

LCME Education Subcommittee

Office of International Medical Student Education

Office of Student Research

Psychiatry: Adult Psychiatry | Aging & Geriatric Psychiatry, Division of | Yale Global Mental Health Program

Yale/Stanford J&J Global Health Scholars Program

Biography

A graduate of Franklin and Marshall College, Yale School of Medicine and the Yale Psychiatry residency program, Dr. Rohrbaugh has been a member of the Yale Department of Psychiatry faculty since 1988. Dr. Rohrbaugh's clinical, educational and research interests have been at the interface of geropsychiatry and medicine. He has been Chief of the Psychiatry Consult service at VA-Connecticut and developed the geropsychiatry service and the psychiatry primary care clinic at VA-Connecticut. He has been active in medical student and residency education and has served as the Clerkship Director and Director of Medical Studies for medical student education and as Associate Program Director before assuming the Program Director role in 2008. In 2009, Dr. Rohrbaugh was named Deputy Chair for Education and Career Development, extending his role in education to faculty in the department. Most recently, Dr. Rohrbaugh has become interested in education of medical students and residents in international settings and has been named Director of the Office of International Medical Student Education.

Education & Training

MD Yale University (1982)
BA Franklin and Marshall College, Biology (1978)
Fellowship in Geropsychiatry Yale University
NIMH Fellowship in Clinical Research Yale University
Residency Yale University

Honors & Recognition

  • Alvin Feinstein Award for Exemplary Teaching of Clinical SkillsYale School of Medicine (2009)

  • Irma Bland Award for Excellence in Teaching ResidencyAmerican Psychiatric Association (2005)

  • Nancy C.A. Roeske Award for Excellence in Medical Student Education in PsychiatryAmerican Psychiatric Association (2002)

  • Malcolm Bowers Award for Excellence in Teaching PGY II ResidentsDepartment of Psychiatry (2002)

  • VA National Undersecretary's Award for Innovative Programs Integrating Mental Health, Primary Care and GeriatricsVA (2000)

  • Steven Fleck Faculty Award as Exemplary Physician and Clinical TeacherDepartment of Psychiatry (2000)

  • Yale Psychiatric Residents Award for Excellence in Teaching ResidentsPsychiatry Residents Association (1998)

  • Yale Psychiatric Residents Award for Excellence in Teaching ResidentsPsychiatry Residents Association (1994)

  • Yale Psychiatric Residents Award for Excellence in Teaching ResidentsPsychiatry Residents Association (1993)

  • National Psychiatric Endowment Fund FellowLaughlin Foundation (1986)

  • Laughlin Award for MeritDepartment of Psychiatry (1986)

  • Sandoz Award for Thesis in Biological PsychiatryYale School of Medicine (1982)

  • Phi Beta Kappa (1978)

Professional Service

  • Member, Aging Group Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry (2005)

  • Geriatric Caucus Chair Association of American Directors of Psychiatry Residency Training (2005)

  • Trustee Yale China Association (2009)

International Activity

  • Post graduate medical education Changsha, China (2006)

    Education Consultant to Xiangya School of Medicine in development of a hospital system wide residency education program

  • Undergraduate Medical Education Changsha, China (2006)

    Development of Clinical Electives for fourth and fifth year medical students

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Robert M Rohrbaugh, MD
Mailing Address
Department of Psychiatry300 George St
New Haven, CT 06511-