Rachit Patel, MD Named Chief Resident

Rachit Patel, MD

July 3, 2013 - Residency Training Director Michael Schwartz announced that Rachit Patel, MD has been appointed Chief Resident from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014. In making the announcement, Dr. Schwartz described Dr. Patel as “an extremely bright and personable young doctor who has the confidence of the faculty and his peers.” In his new role, Dr. Patel will be involved in administration as well as responsible for training residents and medical students, coordinating the residents’ clinical schedules and overseeing the Continuing Day Treatment Program.

Dr. Patel’s aim as Chief Resident is to foster a culture of education, embracing the opportunities that the department’s new imaging program brings. “This is an exciting time,” he said. “We have a unique opportunity to move to the forefront of scientific discovery in mental health.”