Erick Messias, MD

Erick Messias completed medical education in Brazil followed by residencies in psychiatry, at University of Maryland, and preventive medicine, at Johns Hopkins. He was the associate residency program director at the Medical College of Georgia and is now the Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

IIBHN 2021 Presentation(s)

May 7, 2021, 10:15-12:30 (MST). Virtual

With Patty Gibson, MD

Myths & Misconceptions, History, and Perspectives of Psychiatry

History of psychiatry; psychiatrist’s model; approaches to psychiatric patients

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the historical development of psychiatry as a medical specialty
  • List the four main perspectives of psychiatry according to McHugh and Slavney
  • Apply the “four perspectives” model to actual case vignettes
Raoul RolfesErick Messias, MD