Dr. David Mintz is a board certified staff psychiatrist and a team leader at the Austen Riggs Center. He previously served as Director of Psychiatric Education for over a decade, in which role he helped direct the Fellowship in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, the Program in Continuing Medical Education, and also directed the Elective in Psychodynamic Psychiatry for medical students and visiting residents. Dr. Mintz serves on the Executive Committee of the Austen Riggs Center, the Coordinating Committee, the Clinical Management Group, and he is Chair of the Medical Staff Health Committee.
Voted by the faculty as the outstanding member of his class, Dr. Mintz is a graduate of the University of Miami School of Medicine, where he was inducted into the National Medical Honor Society. He completed his residency through the Cambridge Hospital/Austen Riggs Center Combined Residency Program and the Psychotherapy Fellowship at the Austen Riggs Center. He is a Psychoanalytic Fellow of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, where he is also on the Education Committee. He is on the Medical Student Education Committee of the American Psychoanalytic Association.
He has published and presented on a wide variety of topics, with a current focus on psychodynamic aspects of medical education, professionalism, clinical care of psychiatric patients with treatment refractory conditions, and psychological aspects of taking and prescribing medications.