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Laura S. Cardella, M.D.

Laura S. Cardella, M.D.

Mental Health and Wellness, Pediatrics

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Professional Background

Laura Cardella, MD, completed her medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2003, earning Alpha Omega Alpha honors. She completed her general Psychiatry Residency at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, where she was chief during her final year. Dr....
Laura Cardella, MD, completed her medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2003, earning Alpha Omega Alpha honors. She completed her general Psychiatry Residency at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, where she was chief during her final year. Dr. Cardella returned to Rochester to pursue her Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship, and then joined the faculty at URMC. She is board certified in Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Cardella is a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, the Association of Directors of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Her top two passions are medical education and clinical care. She teaches in all four years of the URSMD curriculum and GME programs. Dr. Cardella is the Director of the Psychiatry Clerkship and Director of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry. She also serves as the Medical Director of Pediatric Behavioral Health and Wellness, Child and Adolescent Outpatient Services, where she also provides clinical care to children and adolescents.

Faculty Appointments

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

Associate Professor - Department of Pediatrics, Critical Care (SMD) - Joint

Credentials

Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Rochester School of Medicine GME. 2007 - 2009

Residency, Psychiatry, Butler Hospital. 2004 - 2007

Internship, Psychiatry, Butler Hospital. 2003 - 2004

Education

MD | University of Rochester School of Medicine/Dentistry. 2003

Awards

Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) Certificate Program. 2017

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Education Consortium Award. 2009

AOA, Honor Medical Society (also voted medical school AOA president during fourth year of medical school), lifetime member. 2003

Benjamin Rush Prize in Psychiatry. 2003

Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Achievement Citation awarded by the American Medical Women's Association. 2003

Rock Sleyster Memorial Scholarship of American Medical Association. 2003

Magma Cum Laude. 1998

Golden Key National Honor Society. 1995

Phi Eta Sigma - Undergraduate Honor Society. 1995