Jul 7, 2021
What are the most common mistakes in psychopharmacology, where
clinicians could benefit from improvement in these areas? What are
some ways in which clinicians can avoid malpractice lawsuits? In
this podcast episode, Dr. Thomas Schwartz discusses the biggest
mistakes that can be made in psychopharmacology, as well as best
practices for clinicians to avoid malpractice in psychiatry. You
won’t want to miss this episode!
Dr. Thomas L. Schwartz is a professor and the Interim Chair for the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Senior Associate Dean for Education at SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY. He is active on many teaching, administrative and curriculum committees at SUNY, he also provides direct resident supervision, lectures in several courses, and directs and organizes continuing medical education events for the psychiatry department.
Dr. Schwartz received his medical degree from and completed his residency in adult psychiatry at the State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York.
Dr. Schwartz’s abilities as a medical educator have been recognized with the Marc H. Hollander, MD, Psychiatry Award, Teacher of the Year, and Mentor of the Year awards from SUNY Upstate Medical University; Nancy Roeske, MD, Irma Bland, Certificates of Recognition for Excellence in Medical Student and Resident Education from the American Psychiatric Association, the SUNY Upstate President’s and the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Teaching.
Dr. Schwartz is the author of Practical Psychopharmacology: Basic to Advanced Principles, "Stahl’s Essential Psychopharmacology” Case Studies Volume 2, Integrating Psychotherapy and Pharmacotherapy, Antipsychotic Drugs: Pharmacology, Side Effects and Abuse Prevention, Second and Third Generation Antipsychotics. He is the editor of Depression: Treatment Strategies and Management, 1st and 2nd Eds. and is the Deputy Editor for the journal CNS Spectrums.