Lauren Schmidt, MD

Lauren Schmidt, MD

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Biography

Dr. Lauren Schmidt, received her Medical Doctorate from Pennsylvania State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA. After graduating from Penn State College of Medicine, she completed her psychiatry residency at Yale University in New Haven, CT. She is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and the Gold Humanism Honor Society. She devoted her final year of residency to working with undergraduate, graduate, and professional students at Yale University’s Student Mental Health and Counseling Center. Dr. Schmidt was recognized by the Yale Psychiatry’s Resident Association for her commitment to LGBTQ veterans with their Resident Diversity Award.

Dr. Schmidt is primarily invested in integrating therapy and medication management. She brings special expertise in perinatal mental health and quality care for members of the LGBTQ population. Of note, she recently worked at Emory’s Women’s Mental Health Clinic, where she was able to combine her interests in both perinatal and LGBTQ mental health by serving individuals often excluded from traditional Women’s Mental Health Clinics. Dr. Schmidt is also passionate about teaching and was awarded a Medical Student Teaching Award while at Emory University.

Dr. Schmidt works in the Adult Psychiatry Division and provides patient care services at the UF Health at Springhill clinic where she serves as an important academic teacher and mentor for medical students, interns, training residents and fellows.

Education

Residency in Psychiatry
Yale University
2015-2019

Medical Doctorate
Pennsylvania State College of Medicine
2015

Bachelor of Science in Biology
Gettysburg College
2010

Board Certification

  • Psychiatry - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Honors and Awards

Medical Student Teaching Award
Emory School of Medicine
2020

Resident Diversity Award
Yale University
2018

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
Pennsylvania State College of Medicine
2015

Gold Humanism Honor Society
Pennsylvania State College of Medicine
2014