Dr. David A. Hamburg, a distinguished psychiatrist and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient who pioneered research in the field of mental health, died April 21 in Washington. He was 93.
- December 21, 2018
Burness E. Moore, MD, who helped refine psychoanalytic terms and concepts by bringing clarity and rigor to their definitions, passed away November 27, 2018 in Stone Mountain, Ga. He was almost 105. Dr. Moore was Physician-in-Charge of Yale Psychiatric Institute from 1943 to 1951. At that time, there were only three full time psychiatric faculty: the chairman Eugen Kahn, MD, Frederick Redlich, MD, and Dr. Moore.
- October 10, 2018
Dr. Herbert D. Kleber, an alumnus of the Yale Psychiatry Residency Program and an esteemed former faculty member, has died. He was 84.
- July 06, 2018
Dr. Dori Laub, 81, died at Yale New Haven Hospital on Saturday, June 23, 2018. Dr. Laub arrived at Yale as a fourth year resident in 1969 and became a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry in a career of almost 50 years.
- April 19, 2018
Beatrix Hamburg, pioneering adolescent psychiatrist, dies at 94; was first African-American woman graduate of YSM
Beatrix A. (Betty) Hamburg, MD, a pioneering adolescent psychiatrist and the first African-American woman graduate of Yale School of Medicine, died April 15 at her daughter’s home in Washington, DC. She was 94.
- October 18, 2017
Dr. Malcolm Bowers’ legacy at Yale as a beloved teacher and mentor to trainees will be honored through a gift that will recognize outstanding accomplishments by a second-year resident in the Yale Department of Psychiatry’s residency program.
- November 18, 2016
Edward Bernard Klein, PhD, a former clinical faculty member with the Yale Department of Psychiatry who embraced the community psychology movement,, died on November 8. He was 85.
- November 10, 2016
Dr. Stanley A. Leavy, clinical professor of psychiatry in the Medical School and Life Member of the Western New England Psychoanalytic Institute, died on October 31, 2016, at the age of 101.
- August 24, 2016
Joan K. Jackson, wife of the late Stanley Jackson, MD, a former professor in the Yale Department of Psychiatry, passed away in her home August 14.
- July 15, 2016
The family of the late Sidney J. Blatt, PhD, chief of the Psychology Section of the Yale Department of Psychiatry for almost 50 years, has established the Sidney J. Blatt Lectureship in his memory.