Rajesh Tampi, MBBS, DFAPA

Professor of Psychiatry at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine.

Biography

Dr. Tampi is the Vice Chairman for Education and Faculty Development, Residency Program Director and the Chief of Geriatric Psychiatry at MetroHealth, Cleveland, Ohio. He is a Professor of Psychiatry at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Dr. Tampi maintains his appointment as an Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine. He trained in Psychiatry at the University of Leeds in England and the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vermont. During his residency training in England, Dr. Tampi also attained a Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychiatry from the University in Leeds. He completed his Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship at Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT. He is the President Elect of the International Medical Graduates (IMG) Caucus of the American Psychiatric Association. Dr. Tampi has received three ‘Outstanding Teaching Attending Awards’ and the ‘Chairman’s Award’ for outstanding teaching, research, and clinical work from the Department of Psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine. He is a recipient of the Geriatric Academic Career Award (GACA) instituted by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). Dr. Tampi was a recipient of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry, 2013-Clinician of the Year Award. He is a Distinguished Fellow at the American Psychiatric Association. He has published over 60 articles in peer reviewed national and international journals on various topics in geriatric psychiatry. In addition, Dr. Tampi is a chief editor for three books in psychiatry. He serves on the editorial board of various peer reviewed national and international journals in psychiatry and is a reviewer for over 20 journals including the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, American Journal of Psychiatry, and the American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and other Dementias. Dr. Tampi’s clinical and research interests are psychiatric disorders in late life, neurodegenerative disorders, ethical & legal issues in geriatric psychiatry and integrated geriatric psychiatric care.

Education & Training

MBBS University of Kerala (1995)

Honors & Recognition

  • Teacher of the Year AwardDepartment of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University MetroHealth Program (2015)

  • Distinguished FellowAmerican Psychiatric Association (2015)

  • Faculty Appreciation AwardUniversity of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio (2014)

  • Clinician of the Year AwardAmerican Association For Geriatric Psychiatry (2013)

  • All Star Physician Yale New Haven Hospital (2011)

  • Certificate of AppreciationDepartment of Public Health, State of Connecticut (2010)

  • FellowAmerican Psychiatric Association (2009)

  • Teaching Attending of the Year AwardDepartment of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine (2006)

  • Chairman’s AwardDepartment of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine (2004)

  • Teaching Attending of the Year AwardDepartment of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine (2004)

  • Teaching Attending of the Year AwardDepartment of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine (2003)

  • Resident of the YearDepartment of Psychiatry, University of Vermont College of Medicine (2001)

  • Chief ResidentDepartment of Psychiatry, University of Vermont College of Medicine (2000)

Professional Service

  • Senior Mentor, International Medical Graduate Fellowship, American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training (2015)

  • Annual Meeting Planning Committee, American Association For Geriatric Psychiatry (2014)

  • President-Elect, International Medical Graduates (IMG) Caucus, American Psychiatric Association (2013)

  • Annual Meeting Self-Assessment Program, American Association For Geriatric Psychiatry (2013)

  • Clinical Practice Committee, American Association For Geriatric Psychiatry (2012)

  • Health Assistance InterVention Education Network (HAVEN) Program, State of Connecticut, Oversight Committee (2011)

  • Continuing Medical Education Committee, American Association For Geriatric Psychiatry (2011)

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Rajesh Tampi, MBBS, DFAPA
Patient Care Location
Dorothy Adler Geriatric Assessment CenterYale-New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
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