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Michael R. Privitera, M.S., M.D.

Michael R. Privitera, M.S., M.D.

Mental Health and Wellness , Neurology

Contact

Appointment (585) 273-7500

About Me

Certified Specialties

Psychiatry - American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology

Faculty Appointments

Professor Emeritus - Department of Psychiatry (SMD)

Credentials

Residency & Fellowship

2nd and 3rd Year Residency, University of Rochester, Dept of Psychiatry 1981 - 1983

Internship and 1st Residency, University of Michigan, Dept of Psychiatry 1979 - 1981

Education

MD | Univ at Buffalo SUNY School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. Medicine. 1979

MS | SUNY Coll at Buffalo Graduate Medical-Dental Education. Arts & Sciences. 1975

BA | Northwestern University. Biology. 1974

Awards

American Medical Association Joy in Medicine Award 2019. 2019

Patient Safety Award; Integrated Model: Patient Safety and Staff Wellbeing. 2018 - 2019

Best Doctors In America. 2017

Best Doctors in America. 2015

Sidney Rubin, MD Award for Excellence in Psychiatric Residency. 2014

Doctor of Excellence. 2014

Manfred Guttmacher Award 2012 in Forensic Psychiatry. 2012 - 2012

Irma Bland MD Award (APA) for Excellence in Teaching Residents. 2009

Friend of Residents Award – (URMC Psychiatry Resident Class). 2009

Best Doctors in America. 2007 - 2009

Top Psychiatrists in America. 2006

Best Doctors in America. 2005

URMC, Dept of Psychiatry Excellence in Clinical Care Award. 2005

Sidney Rubin, MD Award for Excellence in Psychiatric Residency. 2004

Sidney Rubin, MD Award for Excellence in Psychiatric Residency. 2001

Mary Lou Meyers, MD Award for Excellence in Medical Student. 1999

Best Doctors In America. 1998

Nancy C.A. Roeske, MD Award (APA) for Excellence in Medical Student Education. 1997

Fellow (now called. 1995

Sidney Rubin, MD Award for Excellence in Psychiatric Residency. 1986

Sandoz Award in Psychopharmacology. 1983

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. 1979

Publications

Journal Articles

Humans as an Essential Source of Safety: A Frameshift for System Resilience.

Farley HL, Harry EM, Sinsky CA, Boehm EW, Privitera MR, Melnick ER

Mayo Clinic proceedings. Innovations, quality & outcomes.. 2023 August 7 (4):241-243. Epub 06/02/2023.

Finding Our Way Out of Burnout.

Epstein RM, Privitera MR

JCO oncology practice.. 2021 June 21 :OP2100233. Epub 06/21/2021.

Integrating Patient Safety and Clinician Wellbeing.

Privitera MR, MacNamee K.

Physician Leadership Journal. 2021; : 39-46.

Organizational Interventions to Reduce Stress in Healthcare Delivery

Privitera MR.

Human Factors/Ergonomics (HFE) in Leadership and Management. 2020; : 1262-1278.

Critical Leadership Tools to Reduce Burnout and Latent Error in a Time of Accelerating Change

Privitera MR.

Human Factor Based Leadership. 2019; : 1224-1245.

Physician Burnout and Barriers to Care on Professional Applications.

Arnhart K, Privitera MR, Fish E, Young A, Hengerer AS, Chaudhry HJ, Dowling F, Gomez-Di Cesare C, Atallah F, Staz M

The Journal of legal medicine.. 2019 39 (3):235-246. Epub 1900 01 01.

Creating a "Manageable Cockpit" for Clinicians: A Shared Responsibility.

Sinsky CA, Privitera MR

JAMA internal medicine.. 2018 June 1178 (6):741-742. Epub 1900 01 01.

Physicians' Electronic Health Records Use at Home, Job Satisfaction, Job Stress and Burnout

Privitera MR; Attalah F; Dowling F; et al.

Journal of Hospital Administration. 2018; Vol. 7(4): 52-59.

Well-Being in Graduate Medical Education: A Call for Action.

Ripp JA, Privitera MR, West C, Leiter R, Logio L, Shapiro J, Bazari H

Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges.. 2017 July 92 (7):914-917. Epub 1900 01 01.

Physician burnout is better conceptualised as depression - Authors' reply.

Epstein RM, Privitera MR

Lancet.. 2017 April 8389 (10077):1398. Epub 1900 01 01.

Physician burnout is better conceptualised as depression

Epstein RM; Privitera MR; Author's Reply to comments of of Bianchi R. et al.

The Lancet. 2017; .

Doing something about physician burnout.

Epstein RM, Privitera MR

Lancet.. 2016 November 5388 (10057):2216-2217. Epub 09/28/2016.

An inconvenient truth with unintended consequences.

Privitera MR, Rosenstein AH, Plessow F, LoCastro TM.

Journal of Hospital Administration. 2015; 4(1): 1-8.

Translational Models of Workplace Violence in Healthcare: Violence and Victims

Privitera MR, Bowie V, Bowen B.

2015; 30: 1-15.

Recognizing and Addressing Physician Stress and Burnout to Improve Satisfaction and Patient Care..

Rosenstein AH, Privitera MR.

Physician Leadership Forum of American Hospital Association. 2015; .

The Impact of Physician Burnout.

Rosenstein AH, Privitera MR.

The Joint Commission Physician Blog. 2015; .

Translational models of workplace violence in health care.

Privitera MR, Bowen B, Bowie V

Violence and victims.. 2015 30 (2):293-307. Epub 1900 01 01.

Reducing Workplace Violence by Creating Healthy Workplace Environments

Bowen B; Privitera MR,; Bowie V.

Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research. 2011; 3.4.

Light therapy for seasonal affective disorder in a clinical office setting.

Privitera MR, Moynihan J, Tang W, Khan A

Journal of psychiatric practice.. 2010 November 16 (6):387-93. Epub 1900 01 01.

Privitera MR; Moynihan J; Tang W; Khan A.

Light Therapy for Seasonal Affective Disorder

Treating Depression. Psychiatric Consultation in Cardiology

Nickels MW; Privitera MR; Coletta M; Sullivan P.

Cardiology Journal. 2009; 16(3): 279-293.

Treating depression: psychiatric consultation in cardiology.

Nickels MW, Privitera MR, Coletta M, Sullivan P

Cardiology journal.. 2009 16 (3):279-93. Epub 1900 01 01.

Violence toward mental health staff and safety in the work environment.

Privitera MR; Weisman R; Cerulli C; Tu X.; Groman A.

Occupational Medicine. 2005; 55(6): 480-486.

Mania from dose-related ziprasidone augmentation of an SSRI.

Privitera MR, Maharaj K

The Journal of clinical psychiatry.. 2003 November 64 (11):1393-4. Epub 1900 01 01.

Mania from Dose-Related Ziprasidone Augmentation. Vol 64:11, November 2003: 1393-1394.

Privitera, M.R., Maharaj, K.

J Clin Psych. 2003; 64(11): 1393-1394.

Clozapine in a bipolar depressed patient.

Privitera MR, Lamberti JS, Maharaj K

The American journal of psychiatry.. 1993 June 150 (6):986. Epub 1900 01 01.

To search or not to search. Is there a clinical profile of a patient harboring a weapon?

Privitera MR, Springer MO, Perlmutter RA

General hospital psychiatry.. 1986 November 8 (6):442-7. Epub 1900 01 01.

To search or not to search. Is there a clinical profile of patient harboring a weapon?

Privitera, M.R., Springer, M.O., and Perlmutter, R.A.

Gen. Hospital Psychiatry. 1986; 8(6): 442-447.

Assessment of suicide risk in patients with personality disorder combined with major affective Axis I diagnosis

Clements, C., Bonacci, D., Yerevanian, B., Privitera, M.R., and Kiehne, L.

Quality Review Bulletin. 1985; 11: 150-154.

The influence of weight loss on the dexamethasone suppression test.

Yerevanian BI, Baciewicz GJ, Iker HP, Privitera MR

Psychiatry research.. 1984 June 12 (2):155-60. Epub 1900 01 01.

The dexamethasone suppression test during recurrent major depressive episodes.

Yerevanian BI, Privitera MR, Milanese E, Sagi EA, Russotto JC

Biological psychiatry.. 1984 March 19 (3):407-12. Epub 1900 01 01.

The Dexamethasone Suppression Test during recurrent major depressive episodes.

Yerevanian, B.I., Privitera, M.R., Milanese, E., Sagi, E., and Russotto, J.,.

Biological Psychiatry. 1984; 19(3): 407-412.

The influence weight loss on the Dexamethasone Suppression Test.

Yerevanian, B.I., Baciewicz, G.J., Iker, H.P., and Privitera, M.R.

Psychiatry Research. 1984; 19(12): 155-160.

Interference by carbamazepine with the dexamethasone suppression test.

Privitera MR, Greden JF, Gardner RW, Ritchie JC, Carroll BJ

Biological psychiatry.. 1982 May 17 (5):611-20. Epub 1900 01 01.

Interference by carbamazepine with the Dexamethssone Suppression Test. ,

Privitera, M.R., Greden, J.F., Gardner, R.W., Ritchie, J.C., and Carroll, B.J.

Biological Psychiatry. 1982; 17(5): 611-620.

Books

Burnout in Healthcare: The effect of halo bias on clinician expectations in burnout. (2021)

Authors: Privitera MR.

Publisher: Unknown 2021

Organizational Interventions to Reduce Burnout in Healthcare. (2021)

Authors: Privitera MR.

Publisher: Oxford Press 2021

The periFACTS OB/GYN Academy (2020)

Chapter: Managing the Disruptive Physician.

Authors: Privitera MR, Hengerer AS, and Apostolakos MJ.

Publisher: Unknown 2020

Workplace Violence in Mental and General Health Care Setting (2011)

Authors: Privitera, MR

Publisher: Jones and Bartlett Publishers,, Sudbury MA 2011

Workplace Violence in Mental and General Healthcare Settings (2011)

Chapter: Violence: Definitions, Classifications and the Diverse Literature

Authors: Michael R Privitera MD MS

Publisher: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Sudbury MA 2011

Workplace Violence in Mental and General Healthcare Settings (2011)

Chapter: The Impact of Violence and Factors Contributing to Violence

Authors: Michael R Privitera MD MS

Publisher: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Sudbury MA 2011

Workplace Violence in Mental and General Healthcare Settings (2011)

Chapter: Prevention Terminology: Primary, Secondary, Tertiary and an Evolution of Terms

Authors: Rose E. Constantino and Michael R Privitera

Publisher: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Sudbury MA 2011

Workplace Violence in Mental and General Healthcare Settings (2011)

Chapter: Workplace Violence: An Orphaned and Neglected Area in Clinical Settings

Authors: Michael R Privitera

Publisher: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Sudbury MA 2011

Workplace Violence in Mental and General Healthcare Settings (2011)

Chapter: Effect of Workplace Violence on Staff, Institution, and Quality of Patient Care

Authors: Michael R Privitera and Judy Arnetz

Publisher: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Sudbury MA 2011

Workplace Violence in Mental and General Healthcare Settings (2011)

Chapter: National and International Organization Approaches to Workplace Violence in Healthcare Settings

Authors: Honora Tabone, Graham Laing, Michael R Privitera

Publisher: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Sudbury MA 2011

Workplace Violence in Mental and Gernal Healthcare Settings (2011)

Chapter: Periventions--Critical Time and Locatin Interventions Surrounding Events or Potential Events.

Authors: Michael R Privitera

Publisher: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Sudbury MA 2011

workplace Violence in Mental and General Healthcare Settings (2011)

Chapter: The Intersection of Mentally Ill Individuals and the Criminal Justice System: Legal Culpability of Patients, Prosecution, and Inclusion of Therapeutic Issues in Judical Outcome.

Authors: Jeannie D. Michalski and Michael R. Privitera

Publisher: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Sudbury MA 2011

Workplace Violence in Mental and General Healthcare Settings (2011)

Chapter: Understanding Ethical, Legal, and Sociocultural Issues in Workplace Violence Prevention.

Authors: Rose E. Constantino and Michael R Privitera

Publisher: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Sudbury MA 2011

Workplace Violence in Mental and General Healthcare Settings (2011)

Chapter: Policy, Regulations, and Law for Workplace Violence in Health Care

Authors: Michael R Privitera

Publisher: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Sudbury MA 2011

Nonverbal Communication: Science and Practice (2011)

Chapter: Nonverbal Behavior and Psychiatric Observation

Authors: Privitera, Michael R

Publisher: Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, California 2011

Psychiatry Mentor (2009)

Authors: Privitera,M.R., Lyness,J.M.

Publisher: FA Davis Publishers 2009