• Dr. Eugenio Rothe is Professor of Psychiatry and a founding faculty member of the HWCOM and also the founder and director of the Medical Professionalism Course, which prepares students for the intense psychological experiences of becoming a doctor. This nationally recognized and award-winning course teaches the "Art of Medicine," focusing on understanding, teaching, and promoting the human attributes that help improve the quality of doctor-patient relationships. Dr. Rothe also serves as Assistant Clerkship Director for the medical student psychiatry rotations. In addition, he teaches the PGY II Normal Development Seminar and the PGY III Psychotherapy Seminar in the Psychiatry Residency Program. He also teaches and supervises in the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program. He holds adjunct academic appointments and collaborates in research with the Latin American and Caribbean Center, and the Cuban Research Institute at FIU. Dr. Rothe is an internationally renowned expert on the mental health issues of immigrants, refugees, and members of minority populations, areas in which he has published extensively and received several national awards. He is trained in adult, adolescent, child, and forensic psychiatry, and adult psychoanalysis. He is President-elect of the American Academy of Psychodynamic Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis and Past-president of the American Association of Social Psychiatry.

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  • Mental Health Issues of Immigrants and Refugees
    Social Issues in Psychiatry
    Psychodynamic Psychiatry
    Medical Education
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

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full name

  • Eugenio Rothe


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