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J. Richard Ciccone, M.D.

Psychiatry

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Administrative: (585) 275-4988

Office: (585) 275-4986

Fax: (585) 244-4734

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Biography

Professional Background

J. Richard Ciccone, MD, is Professor of Psychiatry and Founding Director of the Psychiatry and Law Program at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. He was the American Psychiatric Association (APA) 2013 Isaac Ray Award recipient for outstanding contributions to forensic psychiatry. He has been described as a visionary leader who played an important role in creating the academic discipline of forensic psychiatry. He was President of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (1986-87), and founder of the organization's Forensic Psychiatry Course. He was chair of the APA's Commission on Judicial Action (1993-2000) and chair of the APA Commission on Public Policy, Litigation, and Advocacy (2000 – 2002). He has lectured and published nationally and internationally on forensic psychiatry and ethics, comparative forensic psychiatry and the history of forensic psychiatry. In 2002, in recognition of his work on behalf of forensic psychiatry and patient advocacy, he was awarded an APA Special Presidential Commendation.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Education

1963
A.B. | Columbia College
Chemistry, All Other

1968
MD | Univ of Pittsburgh
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

09/01/1969 - 06/30/1972
Residency in Psychiatry at University of Rochester Medical Center

09/01/1968 - 06/30/1969
Internship in Internal Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center of NY

Awards

2008
Guttmacher Award

2005
Golden Apple Award
Sponsor: American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law

2002
APA Presidential Commendation
Sponsor: American Psychiatric Association

2000
Outstanding Educator Award
Sponsor: Tri-State Chapter of American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law

1997
Red Apple Award
Sponsor: American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law

1995 - Present
Who's Who in the World

1992 - 2006
The Best Doctors in America
Sponsor: America's Best Doctors

1992
Pollack Award
Sponsor: American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law

1991
Residents' Recognition Award
Sponsor: Residents in Psychiatry

1990 - Present
Who's Who in America

1989
Sidney Rubin Memorial Award
Sponsor: Residents in Psychiatry

1988
Tri-State AAPL Achievement Award
Sponsor: Tri-State Chapter of American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law

1987
Silver Apple Award
Sponsor: American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law

1980
Fellow
Sponsor: American Psychiatric Association


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Publications

Journal Articles

2013
Ciccone JR. "Commentary: forensic education and the quest for truth." The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law.. 2013 41(1):33-7.

2008
T, Houchin; JR, Ciccone;. "Consent in incompetent patients". 2008; 36: 246-248.

2008
Y, Rolon; JR, Ciccone;. "Mental retardation and the death penalty". 2008; 36: 250-252.

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