Jenna Taglienti, MD and Michael Rosen, MD Appointed Chief Residents for 2011-2012

Michael Schwartz, MD, Director of Residency Training, announced that Jenna Taglienti, MD and Michael Rosen, MD have been appointed Chief Residents for the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science for the academic year which begins July 1, 2011. Dr. Rosen will serve as Chief for the first six months and Dr. Taglienti for the second. Both are third year residents moving into their fourth years.

Dr. Taglienti completed her undergraduate studies in Psychology and attended medical school at SUNY Buffalo, before coming to Stony Brook for her residency. Dr. Rosen also majored in Psychology, graduating from Duke University before going on to medical school and completing a residency in Internal Medicine at Emory University.

As Chief Residents, Drs. Taglienti and Rosen will have responsibility for teaching third year medical students, supervising the Department’s Continuing Day Treatment Program, providing instruction and support for interns and residents in Psychiatry, and managing the resident’s call schedule, among other duties.

Dr. Taglienti said that she especially looks forward to teaching medical students and providing support and guidance to younger residents, recalling help she received from the Chief Resident during the first year of her residency. Dr. Rosen sees his mission as Chief Resident to improve the residents’ journal clubs and academic reviews, and to serve as a bridge between the residents and administration.

Dr. Schwartz said that the Chief Residents were selected on the basis of their outstanding academic achievements and leadership skills. Professor Andrew Francis described Dr. Taglienti as a fine example of a young physician. He takes particular pride in noting that she graduated from his alma mater, SUNY Buffalo Medical School.  He described Dr. Rosen as a caring and active physician who brings a high energy level to a variety of roles.