Professor of Psychiartry and Family Medicine
University of Vermont college of Medicine and University of Vermont Medical Center
Dr. Rabinowitz is Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Family Medicine at the University of Vermont College of Medicine and has been Medical Director of the Division of Consultation Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine at the University of Vermont Medical Center (UVMMC) since 1996. In 2001, he designed and implemented the first telepsychiatry consultation service in Vermont and regularly performs psychiatric consultations for rural nursing home residents. He was appointed Medical Director of the Telemedicine Service at UVMMC in 2005. He is past Chair of the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) Telemental Health Special Interest Group; under his leadership the SIG was awarded its first ATA Chapter and Achievement Award. In 2010, he developed the first Telepsychiatry Special Interest Group of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine (APM), which he chairs. He has been the Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator on government-funded projects in both the US and Canada, including PI of an Office for the Advancement of Telehealth (OAT)-funded project to develop and implement a regional telehealth resource center (the Northeast Telehealth Resource Center, NETRC) whose mission is to help fledgling telemedicine programs develop into independent telemedicine services. His research interests include design, implementation, and testing of psychiatric assessment instruments; psychiatric assessment and treatment of persons with cancer; and development and evaluation of telemedicine services. He is the author of a total of more than fifty peer-reviewed publications, books, and book chapters. He is Board-Certified in General Psychiatry with added qualifications in Psychosomatic Medicine and Forensic Psychiatry. He was inducted into the ATA College of Fellows in 2016.
Tuesday, May 1
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM