Linda Chaudron, MD, MS

Linda Chaudron, M.D., M.S. is Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics, and Obstetrics and Gynecology and Director, Paul M. Schyve, M.D. Center for Bioethics at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Dr. Chaudron received her medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. She then completed her psychiatry residency training, a subspecialty fellowship in women’s health and a Master’s of Science in epidemiology with a research focus on women’s mental health issues at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Throughout Dr. Chaudron’s career she has focused on the needs of women and children, providing clinical care and conducting research in the area of perinatal depression and anxiety. In addition to her work in psychiatry, Dr. Chaudron has a personal and professional commitment to enhancing the diversity and inclusivity of academic medicine. Throughout her career she has actively led efforts to bring attention to the disparities and unique needs and contributions of women and under-represented groups in science and medicine. She has participated in research focusing on mentorship of under-represented faculty, developed peer mentor groups and mentoring networks, and led conferences and workshops to educate students, residents and faculty about diversity in healthcare and academic medicine. She is chair of the Association of American Medical Colleges Group on Women in Medicine and Science Steering Committee and was Co-Chair of the 2017 GDI/GWIMS Professional Development Conference. She is a graduate of the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) program and in 2015, received the University of Rochester Susan B. Anthony Lifetime Achievement Award for her work with students, trainees and faculty at the University of Rochester. She has over 50 publications and has lectured widely on topics related to women’s mental health, women’s career development and a host of other related topics.


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