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Mical Raz, M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Administrative: (585) 275-4912

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Hospital Medicine

Biography

Professional Background

Mical Raz, MD, PhD, MSHP holds the Charles E. and Dale L. Phelps Professorship in Public Policy and Health, and has been a hospitalist with URMC since 2019. She completed her medical training at Tel Aviv University, from where she also received a PhD in history of medicine. Before moving to the US for a postdoctoral fellowship at Yale, she worked at the Tel Aviv Medical Center and volunteered with Physicians for Human Rights. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Yale New Haven Hospital in 2015, followed by a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania, focusing on health policy research. She is the author of The Lobotomy Letters: The Making of American Psychosurgery (University of Rochester 2013), which was awarded the Pressman-Burroughs Wellcome Career Development Award. Her second book, What's Wrong with the Poor? Race, Psychiatry and the War on Poverty (UNC 2013), was a 2015 Choice Outstanding Academic Title. Her most recent book, Abusive Policies: How the American Child Welfare System Lost its Way will be out later in 2020. Raz teaches courses related to health policy and politics in the University of Rochester Program for Public -Health Related Majors. She welcomes hearing from medical students and residents who are interested in health policy and history.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

2009
MD | Tel Aviv Univ School of Medicine, Sackler School of Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2015 - 07/01/2017
Fellowship in Internal Medicine at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

07/01/2015 - 06/30/2016
Residency in Internal Medicine at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

07/01/2014 - 06/31/2015
Residency in Internal Medicine at Yale New Haven Hospital

07/01/2013 - 06/31/2014
Internship in Internal Medicine at Yale New Haven Hospital

08/31/2011 - 08/31/2015
Fellowship in at Yale University School of Medicine

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