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Yeates Conwell, MD, Psychiatry, Rochester, NY

YeatesConwellMD

Psychiatry Rochester, NY

Geriatric Psychiatry

Professor and Vice Chair, Dept of Psychiatry Director, Office for Aging Research and Health Services, URMC Co-Director, UR Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide

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Education & Training

  • Yale University School of Medicine
    Yale University School of MedicineResidency, Psychiatry, 1981 - 1985
  • Norwalk Hospital - Yale UniversityInternship, Transitional Year, 1980 - 1981
  • University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
    University of Cincinnati College of MedicineClass of 1980
  • Princeton UniversityB.A., 1971 - 1976

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1985 - 2022
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Psychiatry

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Lifesaver Award "for distinguished contributions in research." American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
  • Community Health Improvement Award "for exemplary work in 
reducing health inequities and addressing priority community health needs." Dr. David Satcher, 2013
  • Louis I. Dublin Award, "for distinguished contributions in the area of suicidology" American Association of Suicidology, 2008
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Suicide and Physician-Assisted Death for Persons with Psychiatric DisordersHow Much Overlap?  
    Yeates Conwell, Eric D Caine, JAMA
  • Increased Risk of Suicide Attempts and Unintended Death Among Those Transitioning from Prison to Community in Later Life  
    Yeates Conwell, MD, The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Challenges to preventing suicide in later life  
    Conwell Y, Ciencia & Saude Coletiva, 1/1/2015
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Depression kills, or is it the SSRI?
    Conwell Y, AAGP, 1/1/2006

Lectures

  • Integrated approaches to late-life suicide prevention in urban and rural China 
    Jinan, China - 1/1/2015
  • Motivations for suicide: Perspectives from older adulthood 
    Washington, DC - 1/1/2015
  • Care management for late life depression in urban Chinese primary care clinics 
    URMC, Rochester, NY - 1/1/2015
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Other

  • Older adults - Changing the alarming statistics 
    Conwell Y, National Council Magazine: Sharing Best Practices in Mental Health and Addictions Treatment
    1/1/2012
  • A call for research - the need to better understand the impact of support groups for suicide 
    Cerel J, Conwell Y, Reed J, Padgett JH, Suicide Prevention Action Network USA
    Suicide Prevention Resource Center - 1/1/2006
  • Suicide in later life: a review and recommendations for prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 
    Conwell Y, Suicide Prevention Now: Linking Research to Practice
    Atlanta, GA - 1/1/2001
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Press Mentions

  • Five Strategies to Protect Psychiatric Patients, Staff from COVID-19
    Five Strategies to Protect Psychiatric Patients, Staff from COVID-19April 26th, 2020
  • $3.6M NIH Grant Funds Center for Social Ties and Aging Research
    $3.6M NIH Grant Funds Center for Social Ties and Aging ResearchJanuary 8th, 2020
  • Developing the Psychological Strain Scales (PSS): Reliability, Validity, and Preliminary Hypothesis Tests1
    Developing the Psychological Strain Scales (PSS): Reliability, Validity, and Preliminary Hypothesis Tests1December 13th, 2019
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Grant Support

  • Virtual Mentoring To Enhance Diversity Of The Mental Health Research WorkforceNational Institute Of Mental Health2011
  • The Senior ConnectionNational Center For Injury Prevention And Control2010–2011
  • Postdoctoral Training In Suicide Prevention ResearchNational Institute Of Mental Health2001–2011
  • Post-Doctoral Training In Suicide Prevention ResearchNational Institute Of Mental Health2006–2010
  • Ip-Risp: The Senior Health And Research AllianceNational Institute Of Mental Health2006–2010
  • Detection Of Elder Mistreatment In The Aging Services NetworkNational Institute On Aging2007–2008
  • Suicide Prevention: Research &Research TrainingNational Institute Of Mental Health2000–2003
  • Suicide In Later Life--A Psychological Autopsy StudyNational Institute Of Mental Health1996–2000
  • Suicide Prevention--Research And Research TrainingNational Institute Of Mental Health1999
  • Attempted Suicide In LATE Life Major DepressionNational Institute Of Mental Health1993–1997
  • Geriatric Mental Health Academic AwardNational Institute Of Mental Health1988–1992