David Mintz, M.D. is a staff psychiatrist who joined the Austen Riggs Center in 1996. He presently serves as the Director of Psychiatric Education, the Associate Director of Training, and as a Team Leader. He also is principal investigator for the research initiative in Psychodynamic Psychopharmacology. Dr. Mintz also coordinates the Elective in Psychodynamic Psychiatry at the Austen Riggs Center.
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. At the American Psychiatric Association, he is the elected Leader the Psychotherapy Caucus. He is a Psychoanalytic Fellow of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, where he is also an elected Trustee of the Academy. He serves on the Editorial Board of Psychodynamic Psychiatry. He is on the Medical Student Education Committee of the American Psychoanalytic Association.
Dr. Mintz has published and presented on a variety of topics, with a current focus on psychological aspects of taking and prescribing medications, as well as psychodynamic aspects of medical education, professionalism, and clinical care of psychiatric patients with treatment refractory conditions.
For a list (and downloadable copies) of Dr. Mintz's publications, see: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/David_Mintz2
Dr. David Mintz Discusses his Path to Riggs