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Thomas Mitchell, MD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry; Associate Medical Director of Quality Improvement, Psychiatry

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Thomas Mitchell, MD


My interests include general adult inpatient psychiatry, patient safety and quality, medical education, and suicide prevention. I am most passionate about improving the quality of care for patients and work towards this goal through individual treatment relationships with my patients and also through larger system-wide quality improvement initiatives.

Education & Training

  • Chief Resident of Program Administration
    Yale School of Medicine (2022)
  • Chief Resident of Quality Improvement
    Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital (2022)
  • Residency
    Yale School of Medicine (2021)
  • Internship
    Yale School of Medicine (2019)
  • MD
    University of Texas at Houston McGovern Medical School (2018)
  • BA
    Rice University (2012)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
MedEd Portal AwardAssociation of Directors of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry2021
Alpha Omega AlphaMcGovern Medical School2018
Award of Excellence in PsychiatryMcGovern Medical School2018
Dean's Research AwardMcGovern Medical School2015

Professional Service

Graduate Education Committee, Department of PsychiatryMember2021 - 2022
Clinical Consensus Group for First-Episode Psychosis, Department of PsychiatryMember2021
Patient Safety and Quality Committee, Yale New Haven Psychiatric HospitalMember2021 - Present
Eastchester High SchoolMentor2021 - Present
NBC Connecticut, "Suicide Data During COVID-19 Pandemic"Featured Expert and Consultant2020 - Present
Yale Resident-Fellow Senate Quality Improvement CouncilVice Chair2020 - 2021
Association of Directors of Medical Student Education in PsychiatryMember2017 - Present
American Psychiatric AssociationMember2016 - Present

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