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David M. Garrison, M.D.

David M. Garrison, M.D.

Mental Health and Wellness

UR Medicine Faculty The University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group (URMFG) consists of over 900 specialist and primary care providers spanning 19 departments. URMFG is certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
Accountable Health Partner Accountable Health Partners (AHP) is a network of over 2,000 community and UR medical faculty and a dozen leading hospitals throughout the region. AHP offers a full range of care.
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About Me

Certified Specialties

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology

Faculty Appointments

Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry (Part-Time) - Department of Psychiatry, Child & Adoles Serv (SMD)


Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2000 - 2002

Residency, Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center. 1998 - 2000

Internship, Internal Medicine, University of California School of Medicine/Keck School of Medicine. 1997 - 1998


MD | University of Colorado Health Science Center-Denver. 1998


Mental Health Practitioner of the Year. 2017

Mary Lou Myers Award for Excellence in Medical Student Education. 2015

Steve Munson Teaching Award for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 2015

Alpha Omega Alpha. 2011

Department of Psychiatry Excellence in Clinical Care Award. 2011

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill Teaching Award. 2011

Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award. 2008

Dean's Teaching Fellow. 2007 - 2009

Mary Lou Meyers Award for Excellence in Medical Student Education. 2003

Pfizer Psychiatry Resident of the Year Award. 2002

Janssen Psychiatry Resident Award of Excellence. 2001


Journal Articles

Pilot Study of Narrative Therapy on a Child and Adolescent Inpatient Psychiatry Unit

Ghannadpour J; Garrison D; Sams D.

Journal of System Therapies. 2018; .

Innovative Strength-Based Care in Child and Adolescent Inpatient Psychiatry.

Sams D; Garrison D; Bartlett J.

Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing. 2016; : 110-117.

Qualitative Analysis of Medical Student Impressions of a Narrative Exercise in the Psychiatry Clerkship

Garrison, D.; Lyness, J.; Frank, J.

Academic Medicine. 2011; 86: 85-89.

The Use of Movies to Facilitate Family Engagement in Psychiatric Hospitalization

Garrison, D.

Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 2007; 46: 1218-1221.

Treatment Settings for Adolescent Psychiatric Conditions

Garrison; Daigler.

Adolescent Medicine Clinics. 2006; 17: 233-250.


Open the Door to Better Communication with your Teen (2008)

Authors: Garrison, David

Publisher: Love and Logic Press 2008