Simha Ravven, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, has been elected President-Elect of the Vermont Medical Society (VMS).
The election was held November 2 at the VMS Annual Meeting in Stowe, Vermont. Ravven had been Vice President of VMS, a position she assumed in 2018.
She works at Brattleboro Retreat, a psychiatric hospital in Brattleboro, VT, where she was Interim Chief Medical Officer from September 2018 to September 2019. She has clinical expertise in the areas of forensic psychiatry, severe and persistent psychiatric illness, and substance abuse.
She completed her Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship at Yale School of Medicine and served as Medical Director of the Brattleboro Retreat’s Birches Treatment Center before returning to Yale in 2016 to pursue various academic, research, and clinical interests. She has maintained a clinical faculty affiliation with the Yale Department of Psychiatry.