Robert M Rohrbaugh MD

Professor of Psychiatry; Deputy Chair for Education and Career Development, Department of Psychiatry; Residency Program Director, Department of Psychiatry; Director, Office of International Medical Student Education, Yale School of Medicine

Departments & Organizations

Office of International Medical Student Education

LCME Education Subcommittee

Office of Student ResearchHIV/AIDSYale/Stanford J&J Global Health Scholars Program | Psychiatry: Adult Psychiatry; Aging & Geriatric Psychiatry, Division of; Yale Global Mental Health Program


A graduate of Franklin and Marshall College, Yale School of Medicine and the Yale Psychiatry residency program, Dr. Rohrbaugh has been a member of the Yale Department of Psychiatry faculty since 1988. Dr. Rohrbaugh's clinical, educational and research interests have been at the interface of geropsychiatry and medicine. He has been Chief of the Psychiatry Consult service at VA-Connecticut and developed the geropsychiatry service and the psychiatry primary care clinic at VA-Connecticut. He has been active in medical student and residency education and has served as the Clerkship Director and Director of Medical Studies for medical student education and as Associate Program Director before assuming the Program Director role in 2008. In 2009, Dr. Rohrbaugh was named Deputy Chair for Education and Career Development, extending his role in education to faculty in the department. Most recently, Dr. Rohrbaugh has become interested in education of medical students and residents in international settings and has been named Director of the Office of International Medical Student Education.


  • B.A., Franklin and Marshall College , 1978
  • M.D., Yale University , 1982

Selected Publication

  • Rohrbaugh, RM, Borysiuk L, Federman DG and Sernyak MJ: Utilizing VA Information Technology to Develop Psychiatry Resident Prescription Profiles. Academic Psychiatry 2009; 33: 27-30.

Latest Honor and Recognition

  • Irma Bland Award for Excellence in Teaching Residency(2005) , American Psychiatric Association
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