Paul Kirwin, MD

Vice Chair and Professor of Psychiatry

Chief of Psychiatry Service, Southeast Louisiana Veterans Healthcare System
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Paul Kirwin, MD

Education & Affiliations

B.A.: The Colorado College (History), Colorado Springs, CO, 1980
M.D.: University of Rochester, School of Medicine/Dentistry, 1992
Internship: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 6/92 - 6/93
Residency: Psychiatry Yale University School of Medicine, Psychiatry, 7/93 - 7/96
Fellowship: Section of Geriatric Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, 7/96 - 7/97

Biography

Career/Academic Appointments:

7/97 – 5/03           Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry,
                             Yale University School of Medicine

 

5/03 – 10/06         Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry,
                             Yale University School of Medicine
 

10/06 – 8/18        Associate Professor of Psychiatry,
                            Yale University School of Medicine

 

10/18 – present    Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry,
                            Yale University School of Medicine

 

8/18 – present      Robert G. Heath, M.D., Chair
                             of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
                                         Professor of Psychiatry and Vice Chair,
                                         Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
                                         Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA

 

Administrative Positions:

7/97 – 7/02          Associate Director, Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship,
                            Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine

 

7/97 – 7/06          Director, Geriatric Psychiatry Service,
                            VA Connecticut Healthcare System

 

7/00 – 7/06          Director, PGY2 Selective in Partial Hospital Psychiatry,
                            VA Connecticut Healthcare System

 

7/02 – 7/06          Program Director, Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship,
                            Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine

 

7/05 – 7/06          Interim Director of Education and Training,
                            Department of Psychiatry, VA Connecticut Health Care

 

7/06 – 6/08          Director, Psychiatry Residency Training Program,
                            Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine

 

7/06 – 8/18          Director, Biopsychosocial Curriculum, Pre-Clinical Clerkship
                            MS1-2, Clinical Skills Program,
                            Yale University School of Medicine

 

07/08 – 8/18        Program Director, Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship,
                            Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine

 

10/10 – 8/18        Firm Director, Integrated Mental Health and Primary Care,
                            VA Connecticut Health Care System

 

8/18 – present     Chief of Psychiatry Service,
                            Southeast Louisiana Healthcare System,
                            New Orleans, LA

 

11/18 – present    Associate Chief of Staff for Mental Health (ACOS-MH),
                            Southeast Louisiana Veterans Healthcare System,
                            New Orleans, LA