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Sean Patterson, MD

Psychiatry Resident

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Sean Patterson, MD

Education & Training

  • Inpatient Chief Resident
    Yale Psychiatric Hospital (2022)
  • Program Wide Chief Resident
    Yale New Haven Hospital (2022)
  • Resident
    Yale New Haven Hospital (2022)
  • MD
    University of Mississippi Medical Center, School of Medicine (2019)
  • BS
    University of Southern Mississippi, Mathematics (2015)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
AOA Medical Honor Society2019
Meyer and Genevieve Falk Endowment AwardUniversity of Mississippi Medical Center2018
Billy S. Guyton ScholarshipUniversity of Mississippi Medical Center2017

Professional Service

The AdvocateGuest columnist. Wrote op-eds about the history of queer mental health and legislation against the queer community.2021 - 2022
Clarion LedgerGuest columnist. Wrote op-eds related to mental health disparities and discrimination in queer populations. Discussed youth suicide, religious freedoms legislation, the equality act, transgender sports, sex education, and blood donor status among other topics. Coordinated groups contacting Mississippi legislators to discuss bills.2020 - 2022
CT Women and Family Center and Planned ParenthoodParticipated as a volunteer and victim advocate. This service provided onsite support for victims of sexual assault at hospitals and a 24-hour call line. Acted as a liaison between victims, medical staff, and law enforcement. Provided education on legal options and medical workup in addition to trauma informed counseling.2020 - 2021
Independent - Youth Mental Health ForumA colleague and I independently developed presentations based on information in the Youth Mental Health First Aid USA guidebook. We worked to remove the stigma about mental health and to educate children through talks at summer programs and local high schools with recent student deaths by suicide.2018 - 2019
CONTACT the Crisis Line and National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (NSPL)CONTACT is a partner with the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and an answering service for the Mississippi HIV/AIDS Hotline, Jackson Rape Crisis Line, Mississippi Department of Mental Health, and other callers who are in crisis.2015 - 2019